"Left front government in West Bengal is losing grip and confidence
of Muslims at least", said Prof. Abhijit Dasgupta expressed these
views at Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU).
Prof Dasgupta of
Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University was delivering a lecture
on “Cross-cutting Alliances: Muslims and Politics in West Bengal”.
government has not been able to include Muslims in the OBC list,
which has been done in many northern states of India", he added.
The lecture was
organized by Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Centre for the
Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy at Conference hall
The basic thrust
of the lecture was on the changing patterns of Muslim politics in
West Bengal and the shift of politics from class to communities.
Dr. P.H. Mohammad
chaired the session and briefed about the lecture.
Ziyauddin faculty of the centre introduced the guest speaker and
presented the vote of thanks.