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The Delhi Minorities Commission was set  up under the Delhi Minorities Commission Act, 1999 passed by the Delhi Legislative  Assembly on 24.12.99 to safeguard the rights and interests of the Minority  communities in the National Capital Territory of Delhi and for matters  connected therewith or incidental thereto. The notified Minority Communities,  as per the Act, are Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist and Parsi. The “Jain”  Community has also been notified as Minority Community in the NCT of Delhi vide  notification order dated 13.10.2008.

The Commission comprises a Chairman and  two Members from the Minority Communities of Delhi, nominated by the Govt. of  NCT of Delhi.