Making sincere efforts for justice to all, says Karnataka CMPTI | Bengaluru | Updated: 13-02-2021 21:39 IST | Created: 13-02-2021 21:39 IST
Amid growing clamour forreservation in government jobs and other sectors by variouscommunities, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa onSaturday said he has been making a sincere effort towardsjustice for all.
''Being the Chief Minister of the state, it's myresponsibility to provide justice to all. I am making asincere effort for justice to all sections of society,'' theChief Minister told reporters at the Mysuru airport.
To a question whether there was pressure on him withthe growing demand for reservation, he said it gave himhappiness when such challenges came before him as theystrengthened him to face them.
He said raising such demands was the right of thepeople.
The Valmiki community wanted their reservation to beincreased from three per cent to 7.5 per cent.
These agitations were led by the seers of the communitiesposing a challenge to the Yediyurappa government.
The Kudalasangama Panchamasali seer Basava JayaMrutyunjaya Swami has taken out a march to Bengaluru to pressfor his demand to give benefits of 2A category to 72 sub-sects of the Lingayat communities, including Panchamasali.
Meanwhile, the BJP state vice-president and Yediyurappa'sson B Y Vijayendra said reminded those agitating forreservation that his father is the only one who respects allthe communities and such important issues should not bedeliberated on the streets.
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