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Dalit bandhu scheme not launched for poll-bound Huzurabad constituency : CM

Dalit bandhu scheme not launched for poll-bound Huzurabad constituency :  CM

Hyderabad, Oct 5 (UNI) Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao informed the Assembly on Tuesday that the Telangana government's flagship scheme Dalit Bandhu to empower Dalits was not launched just for the poll-bound Huzurabad Constituency which will go to the poll on October 30.
Replying to discussion on the scheme in the house,he said that the Dalit Bandhu was conceived way back in 1986 as the plight of Dalits from Kashmir to Kanyakumari remained pitiable.
Mr.Rao said that even after 75 years of attaining Independence there was no noticeable change in the lives of Dalits he said, adding that during former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's regime, the SC corporation was launched but not many SCs benefited by the scheme.

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