Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday announced that the state government will conduct the caste Census, saying that it will enable the government to work for the development of various sections of the society.
Kumar also said that his government will seek a political consensus before taking up the Census, ANI reported.
“We are committed to doing a caste Census in the state. We want to hold an all-party meeting to take everyone’s ideas and experiences. It will benefit all,” Kumar said.
“We will start it soon and will also ensure it is implemented properly. Once the caste-based Census is done, the government can work for their development,” Kumar told reporters.