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Petition in SC on Muslim headcount

, February 20, 2006 (New Delhi): A former Deputy Chief in the army Lt Gen RF Kadyan has moved the Supreme Court to stop the headcount of Muslims in the armed services. Kadyan urged the court to keep the data collected in this regard as ‘classified’. The petition was mentioned before a Bench of Chief Justice YK Sabharwal, Justice SH Kapadia and Justice CK Thakker. It asked Kadyan’s counsel to file it in the Registry and get it numbered. The petition is likely to come up for hearing on Tuesday.