BSP chief Mayawati said today that her party will support the central government, both in parliament and outside, if it takes constructive steps towards conducting censuses of the Other Backward Classes (OBCs).
Her comments on Thursday come close on the heels of Bihar chief Nitish Kumar who is seeking a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the thorny issue of caste-based censuses, which the Center has proposed to keep only for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. .
“BSP has demanded a census of OBCs in the country. If the central government takes a positive step in this direction, BSP will certainly support it both inside and outside parliament,” Mayawati said in a tweet in Hindi.
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