Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, a votary of caste-based census, on Monday mentioned a number of political events in different states have began elevating the identical demand for caste enumeration of the nation’s inhabitants and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has to decide on it.
He additionally dismissed speculations that such a census, through which particulars of Different Backward Class (OBC) folks will likely be taken moreover these of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, will result in social rigidity.
“We lately met PM Modi over the difficulty. Leaders of all political events of Bihar are of the view that caste-based census must be carried out within the nation as it is going to profit everybody. He listened to everybody’s opinion very rigorously. Now he has to decide,” Kumar instructed reporters.
Led by Kumar, a 10-party delegation from Bihar, which included the BJP, met Modi in New Delhi on August 23 to push for a caste-based census which has not taken place within the nation for the reason that British rule.
Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of his weekly public interplay programme Janata Ke Darbar