Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)

Politics, laws weigh on Islamic finance in India

Indian Islamic finance industry is still facing legal obstacles on allowing Sharia-compliant banking products in the country. Indian Muslim minority which is the largest in the word, nowadays cannot access Islamic financial services as the sector requires banking to be based on interest, which is forbidden in Islam. The issue of Islamic finance is being studied by the Reserve Bank of India since 2005.

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