JD-U leader wants reservation for poor upper castes

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Patna, Aug 20 (IANS) A leader of Bihar’s ruling Janata Dal-United on Monday demanded reservation for the poor among the upper castes in the state.

Rishi Mishra said: “I will meet Chief Minister Nitish Kumar soon in connection with this demand.”

He said he will also stage a day-long protest here on October 2.

Mishra’s demand was supported by JD-U spokesperson Sanhay Singh, who said the poor among the upper castes deserved reservation.

–IANS

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