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ST/SCs should have equal rights in political parties too: BJP

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

today sought to woo ST/SC people by suggesting that they should have equal rights not only in the society but in the too.

Addressing a workshop of ST morcha here, the party's national V Satish said that thinks that Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) should get their right of equality not only in society but it should be there in too.

BJP's thought for the tribal community has always been positive and meaningful ... the party gives respect to all the communities on the basis of merit, he stressed.

He asked the party workers to take the BJP's ideology to every household through the party's 'Mera Booth-Kamal ka Booth' programme.

The said that both the central and state governments are working for the public welfare.

Addressing the workshop, the said that BJP's view is "nation first, party second and individual third".

He said that that the country should have "one nation-one poll" system where elections are held together.

is that the country should have one nation-one poll so that billions of rupees spent on elections at different times could be saved and utilised in public welfare, he said.

On July 7 and 8, the had held consultations with various parties on the issue.

A total of six parties have voiced their support to the proposal, while nine are opposed to it.

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First Published: Wed, July 11 2018. 21:35 IST