Caste Survey: Bihar Govt to table full report of caste survey in Assembly and council on Tuesday | India News

PATNA: Bihar Authorities will desk the full report of its a lot talked about caste survey, together with the socio-economic standing of various castes, in each the homes of state legislature on Tuesday, state’s parliamentary affairs minister Vijay Kumar Choudhary mentioned right here on Monday.
Speaking to reporters exterior the meeting, senior JD(U) chief additional mentioned Monday could be a historic day because the figures of the Bihar caste survey was being eagerly awaited by not solely the individuals and teachers of this state however of the entire nation.
“Bihar authorities has set an instance by efficiently conducting the caste survey. Bihar did this work (caste survey) which no different authorities throughout the nation, even the central authorities, dared to do until the date,” Choudhary mentioned.
Choudhary, who additionally holds the portfolio of finance and business taxes division, mentioned the caste-wise break-up of various social teams and caste was launched by the federal government on October 2 this yr, and the chief minister throughout a gathering of 9 political events held on October 3, had introduced that the complete report of the caste survey could be tabled within the each homes through the winter session.
The JD(U) chief additionally took robust exception to Union Dwelling Minister Amit Shah’s allegation that the caste survey had been manipulated to indicate “inflated numbers of Yadavs and Muslims.”
“The Union minister’s declare at a BJP rally in Muzaffarpur on Sunday was bereft of logic and unbecoming of an individual holding a accountable submit. The Union minister ought to have disclosed what was the idea of his declare. If he (Shah) feels the figures of caste survey are inaccurate, then he have to be having an concept of what may very well be the correct numbers. How did he arrive at such an estimate?” Choudhary requested whereas making a direct assault on Shah.
“We’re stunned how an individual who’s holding a accountable submit of Union minister could make such a baseless assertion a few specific caste with out understanding the detailed information concerning the caste survey,” Choudhary mentioned.
Dismissing Shah’s allegation about ‘inflated numbers of Yadavs and Muslims’, Choudhary mentioned the Union minister himself made a contradictory assertion when he (Shah) claimed that numbers of a selected caste which is the biggest among the many backward lessons, was elevated within the caste survey whereas the numbers of backward lessons have been decreased. “How can or not it’s potential? When the numbers of Yadavs allegedly elevated, how can the numbers of backward lessons be decreased,” the JD(U) chief requested.
The Bihar minister additionally identified that the state authorities took the choice to carry the survey solely after the Centre declined to carry a caste census. “They (BJP leaders) at all times boast they’re above casteism. However at Muzaffarpur rally, Shah made an appalling try to achieve political mileage by overtly calling the names of among the castes,” Chaudhary mentioned.

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