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Left govt. losing confidence of Muslims in Bengal: Prof. Abhijit Dasgupta

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Hyderabad: "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”.


"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 today.


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.


Khwaja M. Ziyauddin faculty of the centre introduced the guest speaker and presented the vote of thanks.





















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