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JD(U) flays Cong for terrible condition of Dalits

Last Updated: Sunday, October 16, 2011 - 20:41

Patna: Senior JD(U) leader Shivanand on Sunday
alleged that Congress had done nothing for the uplift of the
Dalits in the country.

"Congress has done precious little to ameliorate
the condition of the Dalit people despite the fact that this
section of the society has been its vote bank since
independence," Tiwari told a seminar here.

Tiwari said it was deplorable that a section of the
Dalits were cleaning human excreta and said that the
governments should have done something to end this inhuman
practice.

Expressing happiness for the constitution of the
Mahadalit Commission in Bihar, he urged the government to set
up a special fund dedicated to development and welfare of
Dalit people.

PTI

First Published: Sunday, October 16, 2011 - 20:41
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