Prime Minister Narendra Modi criticized the Congress party’s proposal for a nationwide caste census, accusing them of attempting to divide Hindus. He questioned whether the Congress aims to limit the rights of Muslims by advocating resource distribution based on population.
PM Modi emphasized that, in his view, the nation’s resources should first benefit the poor, regardless of their caste or community. He accused the Congress of exploiting caste divisions for electoral gains.
PM Narendra Modi Opposition to Nationwide Caste Census: Uniting Hindus or Dividing Communities?
PM Narendra Modi remarks followed the release of a caste survey by the Nitish Kumar government in Bihar, revealing that a significant 63% of the state’s population belongs to Other Backward Classes and Economically Backward Classes. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi supported the caste survey, asserting that a caste census is necessary to ensure people receive rights based on their population proportion.
PM Modi’s at BJP Rally: Alleges Congress Secret Pact, Urges Vigilance
Speaking at the BJP’s “Parivartan Mahasankalp” rally in Jagdalpur, Chhattisgarh, PM Modi alleged that Congress had made “secret pact” with a foreign country and criticized them for speaking against India. He urged public to remain vigilant.