KCR adopting anti-Dalit policies: Laxman

Vastavam web: State BJP president Dr K Laxman on Sunday criticised Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao for not keeping his promises made to Dalits before the elections. Addressing media after paying floral tributes to Ambedkar on the occasion of his 128 birth anniversary, Laxman criticized the Chief Minister for not sparing time to pay tributes to Ambedkar and failing to keep his promise of erecting a 125-feet statue of the Dalit leader.

He said that the regional parties are turning into family parties and the Congress a dynasty party, Laxman said all parties have been treating Dalits as vote banks. Contrary to this, Prime Minister Narendra Modi government at the Center has developed the Pancha Tirtha to give a befitting tribute to the chief architect of the Constitution.

The State BJP chief said it was the BJP governments under then Prime Minister Vajpayee and Narendra Modi made concerted efforts for the development of Dalits by adopting the Anthyodaya policy of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya.