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Incorrect ST Data

The recent data on scheduled tribes (STs) released by the Census of India (Primary Census Abstracts – Uttar Pradesh) puts the ST population in UP at 11,34,273 showing a decadal growth rate of 1134%. Compared to previous ST decadal growth rate figures for UP (1971-81: 17%, 1981-91: 23%, 1991-2001:...

Muslims in Urban UP

This is with reference to the letter from Shahidur Rashid Talukdar (“Reservation for Muslims”, EPW, 3 November 2012) on the elections to the urban local bodies (ULBs) in Uttar Pradesh (UP). While the Muslim population is 33% plus in urban places, our findings indicate that in about one-third of...
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