CM to go soft on anti- SC, ST Act stir

The Asian Age - - Nation -

Bhopal: Mad­hya Pradesh chief min­is­ter Shivraj Singh Chouhan has de­cided to go soft on the on­go­ing stir against the Cen­tre’s de­ci­sion to amend the SC, ST Act fear­ing back­lash from the up­per caste and OBC peo­ple in the year- end As­sem­bly elec­tions. Sources in the CM’s of­fice dis­closed on Satur­day that in­struc­tions have been is­sued to district col­lec­tors and su­per­in­ten­dents of poli- ce in the state not to act tough against the lead­ers spear­head­ing the stir in their re­spec­tive ar­eas. “The col­lec­tors and SPs of all the districts in MP have been asked to ex­er­cise re­straint,” said sources.

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