This study evaluate the conditions of religious minorities, in particular Muslims, in eleven districts of West Bengal in terms of access/ provision of public goods and reports that there is strong horizontal inequality against Muslims in terms of access to public goods. The provision of public goods seems to have a negative relation with the rise in concentration of minority population.
Das PK, Kar S, Are religious minorities deprived of public good provisions?: Regional evidence from India, The Journal of Developing Areas Volume 50, Number 1, Winter 2016 pp. 351-372 | 10.1353/jda.2016.0024.