- Districts with a 'substantial minority population' of at least 25% of the total population were identified in 29 States/UTs.
- Districts having a large absolute minority population exceeding 5 lakh and the percentage of minority population exceeding 20% but less than 25% were identified in 29 States/UTs.
- In the six States/UTs, where a minority community is in majority, districts having 15% of minority population, other than that of the minority community in a majority in that State/UT were identified.
- Out of the 90 minority concentration districts, 53 districts have been classified in category 'A'. Category 'A' districts fall behind in both socio- economic and basic amenities parameters. The remaining 37 districts fall under category 'B' of which 20 districts fall behind in socio-economic parameters and 17 districts in basic amenities parameters These have been classified as sub-category 'B1' and 'B2' respectively.
The best way to know the self is feeling oneself at the moments of reckoning. The feeling of being alone, just with your senses, may lead you to think more consciously. More and more of such moments may sensitize ‘you towards you’, towards others. We become regular with introspection and retrospection. We get ‘the’ gradual connect to the higher self we may name Spirituality or God or just a Humane Conscious. We tend to get a rhythm again in life. We need to learn the art of being lonely in crowd while being part of the crowd. A multitude of loneliness in mosaic of relations! One needs to feel it severally, with conscience, before making it a way of life. One needs to live several such lonely moments. One needs to live severallyalone.