Muslims are religious minority in India. Their population is about 201319 and the rate of population growth is about stable over last 10 years. Hazaribag district of Jharkhand state of India have a rural population of approximately 73 % and out of which 13.7% is of Muslim Community. As a matter of fact they have failed to match pace of development with majority community. Although various governmental schemes are available so that they can develop socioeconomically at par to other people, but the result so far found is not satisfactory. This situation is obviously not in accordance to philosophy of sustainable development. In present paper socioeconomic status of Muslim community of Hazaribag district of Jharkhand, their aspirations, causes of their backwardness and some suggestive measures are presented.
Prof. Dr. Bilal BİLGİN