Union minister Ramdas Athawale has referred to as for a caste-based census within the nation however stated his demand will not be aimed toward giving rise to casteism.
Addressing tribals at Vikramgad in Maharashtra’s Palghar district on Saturday, the minister of state for social justice and empowerment additionally demanded that Marathas be given reservation with out a disturbing quota for different castes and communities.
The Supreme Courtroom final 12 months stayed the implementation of the 2018 Maharashtra legislation granting reservation to Marathas in training and jobs however made it clear that the standing of those that have availed of the advantages won’t be disturbed.
“The subsequent census must also embody knowledge relating to numerous castes so that individuals know the place they stand within the complete inhabitants. This isn’t aimed toward giving rise to casteism,” the Republican Occasion of India (A) chief stated.
He additional stated his celebration will perform an all India agitation on the headquarters of varied states and districts on February 25 to demand 5 acres of land for individuals who don’t have any supply of earnings, to allow them to earn their livelihood.