Various Dalit organisations to boycott May 10 elections

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Mysore, Apr 28(UNI) Members of various Dalit organisations in Mysore and Chamarajanagara Districts have decided to boycott the May 10 elections to the Karnataka Legislative Assembly for not giving proper representation to their community while fielding candidates.

Karnataka Dalit Sangarsha Samithi, Mysore President D Thimmaiah told newsmen here that the decision to boycott was taken at a meeting of Akhila Karnataka Adijambava Sangha, Babu Jagajivanram Association, Madigara Hitharakshna Samithi and Dalit Sangarsha Smithi held recently.

He said that the members have also decided to hold dharna in front of all political party offices and residences of former Ministers by wearing black flag.

He said that the parties have failed to provide atleast three seats to Madigara community of the Seven Reserved constitutencies in the two districts.

Mr Thimmaiah appealed to other community people to boycott the polls against the attitude of the political parties in depriving social justice to deprived class of the Society.

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