Bihar elections: CM Nitish Kumar supports population proportionate reservation for castes

Oct 30 2020 09:55 AM
Bihar elections: CM Nitish Kumar supports population proportionate reservation for castes

Patna: Campaigns for the second phase of Bihar assembly elections have started. Polling for the second phase is going to take place but just before that, CM Nitish Kumar has played the game of reservation. Chief Minister Nitish addressed an election rally in Valmiki Nagar on Thursday. During this time, he has given a big statement about the reservation. In his address, he said, 'Reservation in terms of population has been advocated'. CM Nitish Kumar also said, 'He has always been of the same opinion and he maintains that castes should get reservation according to their population.'

Talking about the serious issue like reservation, he also said, 'Census is not in the hands of us but we would like that people should get reservation according to the population. We have no two opinions on this.' The first phase of the Bihar Assembly elections was voted on October 28, while the second phase is going to be held on November 3 in which elections will be held for 94 seats in 17 districts.

The parties are constantly engaged in promoting. and campaigning. According to the information received, the Tharu caste has more votes in Valmiki Nagar and this caste is raising the demand to join the tribe. Supporting this, Nitish said in his address, 'They have been trying for years to give benefits of reservation to Tharu. Ever since he was the Railway Minister in the Atal government.

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