Decision regarding Central OBC status for Veerashaiva-Lingayats must be taken soon: Basavajayamrityunjaya swamiji


Team Udayavani, Nov 27, 2020, 1:31 PM IST

Bengaluru: If soon there is no decision taken on bringing the dominant Veerashaiva-Lingayat community under the central list of other backward classes (OBC), we will protest, said, Basavajayamrityunjaya swamiji of Lingayat Panchamasali Peetha at Koodalasangama

Speaking at a Press Conference, he said, “ There are 106 sections in Lingayat. Out of which 32 are under OBC and the remaining 76 must be included under the list. A commission must be formed for this purpose”

“We have been demanding OBC reservation for 25 years. On October 28, we did a hunger strike along with the members of the community. Now our demand is being fulfilled. Soon we will get  reservation,” he added

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