Dr Zafarul Islam Khan to Head Delhi Minorities Commission

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Dr Zafarul Islam Khan

NEW DELHI (IANS) — Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday reconstituted the three-member Delhi Minorities Commission for a period of three years after securing the assent of Lt. Governor Anil Baijal.

The previous panel completed its tenure earlier this year.

The reconstituted Commission will be headed by renowned scholar and journalist Zafarul Islam Khan. Anastasia Gill and Kartar Singh Kochhar will be the other members on the panel.

Khan — who has a doctorate in Islamic Studies from Manchester University — has worked for several international organisations.

The names of the three members were proposed by Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.

 

 

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