Will Restore 4% Muslim Quota If Voted To Energy: Karnataka Congress Chief

“With none problems, we raised our two lists”.


Karnataka Congress chief DK Shivakumar at this time mentioned that if the grand outdated social gathering got here to energy within the meeting elections, it will cancel the scrapping of 4 p.c Muslim quota by the ruling authorities.

In March, the Karnataka authorities determined to scrap the 4 per cent quota for minorities and add it to the present quota of two dominant communities of the poll-bound state.

The 4 per cent reservation given to Muslims underneath 2B classification of the OBC class will now be divided into two equal components and added to the present quota of Vokkaligas and Lingayats for whom two new reservation classes of 2C and 2D have been created through the Belagavi Meeting Session final yr.

Whereas speaking to ANI, Mr Shivakumar mentioned, “With none problems, we raised our two lists. BJP couldn’t elevate its checklist but…Extra lists will come…As quickly as our authorities comes, we are going to cancel the reservation difficulty and can defend the minority curiosity.”

On Thursday, Congress launched the second checklist of 41 candidates for the upcoming Karnataka Meeting Election 2023 and likewise marked a seat for the regional outfit Sarvodaya Karnataka Get together. The announcement was made following the assembly of the Congress Central Election Committee.

On Tuesday, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai mentioned that the Bharatiya Janata Get together’s Parliamentary Board would finalise and launch the checklist of candidates for the upcoming Meeting elections within the state on April 8.

The Chief Minister added that the number of the candidates has been performed primarily based on winnability.

The Congress had on March 25 introduced its first checklist of 124 candidates, which included names of former CM Siddaramaiah and State Get together chief DK Shivakumar.

The Meeting election in Karnataka is scheduled to be held on Might 10 and the counting of votes will happen on Might 13.

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