. You are participating in a debate where you have to provide reasons to support the following statement: ‘Muslims are a marginalised community’.

Using the data provided in this chapter, list two reasons that you would give.

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Answer: As per the data provided in the chapter, the literacy rate of muslim population in India is only 59%, which is the lowest compared to 65% among Hindus, 70% among Sikhs, 73% among Buddhists, 80% among Christians, and 94% among Jains.

Also, only 3% of muslims represent the esteemed Indian Administrative Service Cadre. The above stats support that Muslims are a marginalised community in India.

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