Minister for School Education and Literacy Madhu Bangarappa has favoured the release of the report of the socio-economic survey conducted by the Karnataka State Backward Classes Commission.
In a press conference in Shivamogga on Monday, the minister said that the Congress party had been in favour of the caste census. Rahul Gandhi had made the party’s stand clear on this issue. “I know some leaders from different political parties have opposed the report. They have raised certain objections. I don’t want to comment about them. They are all senior leaders, representing different communities. However, in my opinion, the report should come out,” he said.
Answering a question, the minister said he had written to the Chief Minister and Energy Minister, appealing to them not to fix separate metres for double-belt areca…