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1) Discuss the rights enjoyed by minority educational institutions? Examine why, despite constitutional protections, there is a debate over the status of MEI like AMU?(250 words)

Topic – part of Static series under the heading “Rights of minorities enshrined in article 29 and 30”

1) Discuss the rights enjoyed by minority educational institutions? Examine why, despite constitutional protections, there is a debate over the status of MEI like AMU?(250 words)

Key demand of the question

The question basically expects us to discuss the rights and protection accorded to MEI and the debate surrounding the status of MEI like Jamia Millia and AMU.

Directive word

Examine – When you are asked to examine, you have to probe deeper into the topic,  get into details, and find out the causes or implications if any .

Structure of the answer

Introduction – highlight that constitution award fundamental rights to protect community rights in article 29 and 30

Body

  • Discuss the content of article 29 and 30 wrt MEI
  • Examine the debate over the status of AMU and why in that case the constitutional protections accorded to MEI is not sufficient.

Conclusion – Mention that the question needs quick resolution to ensure that the confusion over who MEI is gets resolved sooner rather than later.