July 23, 2009 6:13:13 pm
A mere 0.69 per cent of women in Muslim community in Karnataka are graduates,the state assembly was informed on Thursday.
As per the 2001 census,the population of Muslims in Karnataka is 64,63,127,Minister for Haj,Wakf and Minorities Welfare,Mumtaz Ali Khan said in response to a question from H C Mahadevappa (Congress).
Of them,literates were 37,99,433 (59 per cent). The percentage of graduate Muslim men is 2.23 per cent (1,44,575),while it’s 0.69 per cent in the case of graduate Muslim women (45,180),the Minister said.
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