Scores of Dalit Christians and Muslims on Wednesday staged a protest at Jantar Mantar here demanding speedy implementation of the recommendations of Ranganath Misra Commission granting SC status to them.
Ghulam Nabi Azad asked Congress legislators to observe restraint and not
take hasty steps on the contentious Telangana issue.
Prime Minister Manmohan
Singh has said the issue of extending scheduled caste benefit
to dalit Christians and dalit Muslims is being "seriously
looked", according to a Mumbai-based Christian body.
A strong plea for giving reservation benefits to Dalit Christians and Muslims was made by DMK in the Lok Sabha on Monday.
The Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Tuesday
adopted a resolution urging the Centre to amend the
Constitution to extend Scheduled Caste status to Dalit
Christians, a move opposed by BJP and Lok Satta.
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