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In this thread we will look at some data related to the socio-economic condition of Muslims in India. I will tag this thread with keywords so you may find this thread easily in the future.
#Muslims #SocioEconomic #Caste #IndianMuslims

In this study Muslim OBCs are clubbed with other OBCs. The 'Muslim' column has the data for Muslims who are in the open category. As the study shows, overall the economic ranking of Muslims in India is closer to avg and at par with OBCs.
Source: National Sample Survey Office, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Govt of India.

For the purpose of addressing historical socio-economic disparties the Govt of India divides the population in 4 major groups. I have highlighted the data for Muslims.
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Assalamulaikum, I am @SanobarFatma and will be curating @TheMuslimsofIN today and tomorrow and will be talking about two things we love discussing - #movies and #politics.
In any conversation thediscussion is mostly about “kaunsi nayi film arahi hai” or “abki baar kiski sarkaar”
Films have a large influence on both culture and mindset, and can serve as a mean for politicians and propaganda.
Taking into account the growing impact in both public opinion and politics, the #stereotyping of #Muslims has created a negative influence
Muslims form the largest minority in India and yet when it comes to their portrayal they are either #mythified #stereotyped or #missing.
They are either the very bad guys or a good Vs bad lecturing into what Islam actually is. There is no portrayal of a “normal Muslim”
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