The system itself has never encouraged people who have been left behind whether they are muslims, backwards, S.C/S.T to become a part of the main streams. Eventhough by adding up thei numbers they are in majority but have always just been used as a vote bank. Thanks to the reserve contituencies S.C./S.T. have their reperesentation at local, state and national; but Muslims even though officialy 10.5 % of the population has merely 22 elected M.P.'s. In 70 years the ruling class of any party could not figure this out how to bring muslims in the mainstram.