Justice for the underprivileged by guarantee schemes- Chief Minister Siddaramaiah

Dr.Thomas (Special Correspondent)

C hief Minister Siddaramaiah said that the government’s five Guarantee Schemes,Indira Canteen,Ksheerabhagya Schemes are reaching people belonging to all castes and religions.These schemes have been implemented to provide justice to the underprivileged.

He was speaking today at the felicitation organized by Jagadguru Sri Revanasiddeswara Siddasimhasana Sri Kaginele Mahasansthan,Kanaka Gurupeetha Mutt Mysore .

People belonging to backward castes,dalits,and minorities should come to the mainstream.More than 70 crore women have travelled under Shakti scheme for free.

This scheme boosts tourism,economic activity and increases the GDP of the state.Per capita income of the state has also increased.

Each eligible beneficiary family is provided with Rs.50,000 to 60,000 annually by the government which results in financial empowerment of the family,he said.

Allegations are not true:

The CM said that guarantee schemes are successfully implemented due to blessings of the people.Other political parties make politically motivated allegations. The opposition parties are only making allegations, which are not true.

Secular Politics:

The CM recalled that it has been 50 years since he entered politics.After he was expelled from JDS in 2005,he inevitably joined Congress.

The then Congress leaders including Ahmed Patel asked him to join the Congress party.With the blessings of the people,he got an opportunity to become the Chief Minister for the second time and he also said that he will follow the secular political policy.

CM Siddaramaiah said that he will respect all castes and religions as mentioned in the constitution,make sincere efforts to be secular and stand up for the sections which are deprived of social justice.