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Finance Minister Rameshwar Oraon urges CM to undertake

Ranchi, Sep 25 (UNI) State Finance and Food Supplies Dr Rameshwar Oraon has urged Chief Minister Hemant Soren that if the Central Government does not conduct the caste census, then the State Government should do the work of OBC census on its own.
He has demanded special provision in the census for the tribals who migrate in search of work.
Dr Rameshwar Oraon said in an informal conversation with reporters at his residence in Ranchi on Saturday that the census will be held between February 9 and February 28, during which 4 to 5 percent tribals or maybe this number is more, in search of work. In other states including Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Maharashtra and Bihar, they are counted as non-tribal population in those states. In this regard, during his tenure as the National President of the Scheduled Tribes, he had also written a letter to the then President and it was urged that during the census, the count of such migrating tribals should be sent to the respective states only, so that the tribals he exact figures regarding the number have been revealed.
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02 Dec 2021 | 9:53 PM

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02 Dec 2021 | 9:50 PM

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