The MHA said it does not know the definition of the word "Hindu"

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news Monday, October 12, 2015 - 09:58

What is the definition of "Hindu"? The Ministry of Home Affairs does not have an idea.

In response to a RTI query by Chandrashekhar Gaur, a resident of Neemuch in Madhya Pradesh, the MHA said it does not know the definition of the word "Hindu", states a PTI report.

"To my query under the Right to Information Act about the meaning and definition of the word Hindu in the light of the Indian Constitution and the law, the home ministry in its reply on July 31 said the Central Public Information Officer (CPIO) doesn't have information regarding it," Gaur told PTI, adding that the ministry's response was baffling.

In his RTI query, Gaur had also asked the ministry that on what grounds was a community recognised as Hindu, and why Hindus were considered a majority community, adds the report.

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