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Government decides to set up corporation for Madigas

Government decides to set up corporation for Madigas


The State Cabinet of Karnataka decided to set up the Babu Jagjivan Ram Development Corporation for the uplift of the Madiga (SC) community.


  • Ahead of elections, members of the Madiga community have been demanding internal quota within the Scheduled Castes reservation, as per the A.J. Sadashiva Commission Report.
  •  separate corporation would be set up for the Madiga community for their social and economic welfare.
  • A sum of ₹500 crore would be set aside for the corporation for taking up welfare measures


Mr. Rahul Gandhi has promised separate quota for the Madiga community if the Congress turns victor in the Assembly polls.

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