Patna: A consensus has been reached among all the parties on the caste census in Bihar. On Wednesday, an all-party meeting was held under the chairmanship of CM Nitish. After this meeting, CM Nitish Kumar announced that in the all-party meeting, it has been decided to conduct caste census in Bihar with consensus. These decisions will be taken in the form of a draft and brought to the cabinet meeting.
It has been decided that along with castes of all religions, sub-castes will also be counted. After the meeting, Nitish Kumar said that the time limit will also be fixed for the calculation. For this, training will also be given to the officers and employees.
Let us tell you that Nitish Kumar had been demanding caste census for the last many days. On this he also got the support of the opposition party RJD. BJP opposed it many times but after coming together with two big parties of the state gave its consent. The proposal to conduct caste census has been unanimously passed twice in the past by both the houses of the Bihar Legislature.
After the meeting, Tejashwi Yadav said that the decision of caste census is the victory of RJD. Tejashwi said that when the government refused the caste census in Parliament, we put pressure on the state government. We decided to agitate. After this the government decided to call a meeting on the caste census. The verdict on the caste census is our victory.
first published:June 1, 2022, 7:16 p.m.