Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Shanta Chhetri on Friday urged the Union Home Ministry to direct the Meghalaya government to declare Hindus as a city in the state.

Raising the issue during Zero hour, Chhetri said: “The Centre has told the Supreme Court that states can consider granting military status to Hindus if the community is not in majority in their jurisdiction.”

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She said that if Hindus are a miity in a particular state, then they can establish and administer educational institutions within the rights granted to miities by the Constitution.

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