Was warned BJP is anti-Dalit party: K’taka BJP MP Jigajinagi

Jigajinagi, while speaking to the media in Vijayapura, criticised BJP’s preferential treatment towards upper caste members over Dalits in cabinet appointments.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jul 10, 2024 | 4:30 PMUpdatedJul 10, 2024 | 4:30 PM

Was warned BJP is anti-Dalit party: K’taka BJP MP Jigajinagi

Senior Karnataka BJP leader and seven-time MP Ramesh Jigajinagi voiced dissatisfaction over his exclusion from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cabinet. A prominent Dalit figure, he criticised the party’s preference for upper caste members in cabinet appointments over Dalits. He said that despite the opposition from the Dalit community for aligning with the BJP, he had joined the party.

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