SC considers Centre’s response on setting up of minority panel in J&K

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today took note of the Centre’s response that the Jammu and Kashmir Government has indicated that it would consider setting up of a State Minority Commission and disposed of a PIL alleging that the benefits accruing to minorities there were being taken away by majority Muslim community.

A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud considered the submissions of Attorney General K K Venugopal that the State Government will consider and examine the need and feasibility of setting up of the State Minority Commission. (AGENCIES)