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Koraga community to be covered under quota, says Min Poojary


PTI, Feb 8, 2021, 8:10 AM IST

Udupi: Karnataka government is considering accommodation of the Koraga community in the list of quota for Scheduled Tribes, according to the State’s minister for Backward Classes Welfare and Religious Endowment Kota Srinivas Poojary.

With the inclusion, 7.5 reservation applies to the community, said the Minister.

The move is meant to take the Koragas to the mainstream, he said during the first inter-district sports meet for the community organised in Udupi, 55 kilometres from here, on Saturday.

More funds would be allotted for such meets for the Backward Classes from next year, he said, adding that the government would also take steps to revive the proposed housing scheme for the Koragas.

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