Dr. Mahmoodur Rahman Committee has submitted its report on the Conditions of Muslims in Maharashtra to the Chief Minister of Maharashtra. Excerpts of the Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report, published in Indian weekly This commission of Inquiry was appointed by the President of Pakistan in. Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report. The War Inquiry Commission was appointed by the President of Pakistan in December In its secret report, never.

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Last week, the Movement for Peace and Justice, a non-profit organisation, finally managed to obtain a copy of the report, seven months after applying for it. Ghettoisation has made it easier for state authorities committfe neglect Muslim concentration areas and not provide them with conmittee services.

Here are some of the findings of the Mahmoodur Rahman report, which is based largely on data from the census.

Some shocking facts about Maharashtra’s Muslims the state does not want you to know

Maharashtra performs worse than the rest of India when it comes to urban poverty rates among Muslims. Urban Muslims in the state are also much rahmaan than members of scheduled castes and tribes: Only one-third of Muslim households in the state have a bank account, and just 6.

According to studies commissioned by the Minorities Commission, banks tend to be reluctant about granting loans to Muslims, on the assumption that that they will not pay back their loans. Most Muslims tend to live in ghettos co,mittee of the fear of riots and discrimination in the housing market. Banks are reluctant to give members of the minority community housing loans, because they tend to declare Muslim localities as negative areas.

Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report

Maharashtrian Muslims have a total literacy rate of The performance of women here is even worse: Because of a severe dearth of formal employment opportunities in Muslim areas, most of them work in the informal, unorganised sector.


Muslims also have very poor representation in government and semi-government jobs. Their share in government services is just 4.

Inthere was not a single Muslim in the entire cadre of the Indian Administrative Services. One of the few positives that emerge from the report is that the fertility rate among Maharashtra Muslims has been steadily declining, even though it is above co,mittee state average.

The use of contraception has also been increasing, although Muslim women commonly report being mocked about the number of children members of the community have.

While trying to access public healthcare services, Muslim women often report facing stereotypical attitudes, like being called dirty or being constantly asked to remove the veil. The report found that overwhelmingly, Muslims feel that Muslim youth are wrongfully targeted. On an average, in urban areas, commkttee stops are located at a 1.

In addition, frequency of buses in these areas is low.