The Maharashtra cabinet on Thursday approved inclusion of ten sub-castes in the 'Lingayat' community in the OBC category and also recommended the Centre to grant minority status to the community.
As the Assembly Elections in Karnataka approach, it is fast becoming clear that the crucial Lingayat vote is likely to be split across all parties.
Seeking to woo Lingayat community ahead of Karnataka Assembly elections, Cong appointed Veerana A Mathikatti as head of party`s Campaign Committee.
Seeking to woo the influential Lingayat community ahead of Karnataka polls, Congress Wednesday appointed Veerana A Mathikatti, a prominent Lingayat leader from north Karnataka as head of the party`s Campaign Committee.
Former Karnataka CM B S Yeddyurappa chose to boycott the BJP National Executive meeting being held at Surajkund in Haryana.
In a bid to woo the influential Lingayat community in Karnataka, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday participated in the birthday celebrations of the head of a leading Math here.
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