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Jews in Gujarat given religious minority status

July 11, 2018
Jews in Gujarat given religious minority status

Gandhinagar: The government of Gujarat has granted minority status to Jews community members in the State. At present Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Parsi and Jain community members are included in religious minority. According to the department of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of Gujarat, Jews in Gujarat will get all benefits that are given to religious minorities under the Indian constitution and as per various rules and laws of Gujarat government. Eligible officer wil...Read More

Chief Minister recalls Gujarat connection of Jews (Video)

March 18, 2013

Jam Saheb Digvijaysinhji in Balachadi with Polish child actors of the play Cinderella. Also seen is Fr Pluta (in uniform), the commandant of the camp. Gandhinagar, 18 March 2013 Recollecting Gujarat’s old connection with Jews, Chief Minister Narendra Modi recalled that erstwhile prince Jamsaheb of Jamnagar had given shelter with dignity to nearly 6,000 women and children belonging to Jew community from Poland, who had fled Siberia during Second World War. Talking to...Read More

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