Dalits not supporting their leaders to become CM, says Karnataka minister

Dalits need to occupy policy-making positions across the country, not just in Karnataka, the minister said.

BySouth First Desk

Published Mar 07, 2024 | 8:00 AMUpdatedMar 07, 2024 | 8:00 AM

Karnataka Social Welfare Minister HC Mahadevappa. (X)

Karnataka Social Welfare Minister HC Mahadevappa has raised the issue of Dalits not being chosen for the post of chief minister, stating that the community does not rally behind their leaders, unlike others. The minister cited examples of chief ministers like Siddaramaiah, BS Yediyurappa and HD Deve Gowda getting the post due to communities’ support.

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