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Former IAS officer Dr Mahmood-Ur-Rahman, who last week submitted a report to the Maharashtra government recommending 8 per cent reservations for Muslims in the state, believes there should be "political reservation for the Muslim community".
"A lot of times political parties have got away by giving token representation to Muslims. The absence of Muslims in positions to influence policies is one of the reasons for their present situation. If it wants to uplift the community, the government should give proportional representation to Muslims in cabinet."
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