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Minority Act


West Bengal Minorities’ Commission Act, 1996

November 27, 2022

An Act to constitute a Minorities’ Commission to study and suggest additional social, economic, educational and cultural requirements of religious and linguistic minorities of West Bengal with a view to equipping them to preserve secular traditions of West Bengal and to promote national integration.

West Bengal Minorities Development and  Finance Corporation Act, 1995

February 2, 2023

‘Minorities’ means the minorities based on religion such as Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Zoroastrians (Parses), Jains, Jews and such other minorities.