About the Author
Syed Najiullah is Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, School of Arts and Social Sciences, Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad, India. His areas of interest include Indian Political Process, Public Policy, NGOs and Development and Studies on Minorities. He has published a research report on the socio-economic status of Muslims in Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh, India (2005), a report on Marginalised Minorities and their Development (2006), and also a manual on Government Schemes for Minorities (2006). He has published articles in peer reviewed journals mainly on issues concerning minorities in India. He received a Senior Research Fellowship from the University Grants Commission of India.