There are below poverty line people among Brahmins also. The need of the hour is to consider their development and progress and the Government is contemplating on providing them with reservation within the ambit of law, said Food and Civil Supplies Minister Dinesh Gundu Rao here yesterday.

Speaking after inaugurating the 17th anniversary celebrations of J.P.Nagar Brahmana Sangha at Chanakya Kalyana Mantap in J.P. Nagar in city, he said people belonging to Brahmin community should make their presence felt in politics which implies that they should fight unitedly.

Stating that people needed good administration, the Minister said that they cannot be cheated in the name of caste and added that people would support any party which comes out with progressive policies and programmes.

District Co-operative Union President H.V. Rajiv, speaking on the occasion, sought the support of elected representatives in the fight for development.

Haridasa literature artist Dr. Shashidhar Kote and Vedabrahma Sri Lakshminarayan Avadani were felicitated on the occasion.

MLC G. Madhusudan, Corporator M.V. Ramprasad, Akhila Karnataka Brahmana Mahasabha Vice-President K.R. Mohan Kumar, Sabhapathi B.V. Sheshadri, former Secretary R. Lakshmikanth, State VP of the Mahasabha K. Raghuram, Sangha President R.N.Jayaram and others were present.

Courtesy : Star Of Mysore