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Yadav trio, Munde meet Pranab on caste-based census

In a bid to persuade the Government to undertake a caste-based census, four prominent OBC leaders, including Mulayam Singh Yadav and Lalu Prasad, met Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday.



New Delhi: In a bid to persuade the Government to undertake a caste-based census, four prominent OBC leaders, including Mulayam Singh Yadav and Lalu Prasad, met Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday.

The meeting at which BJP deputy leader in the Lok Sabha Gopinath Munde and JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav were also present, was held against the backdrop of Home Minister P Chidambarm`s statement in Parliament virtually ruling out a caste-based census.

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal and Chidambaram were also present during the deliberations.

PTI

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