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Supreme Court to hear plea over Bihar caste census on Jan 20

There are at least two petitions pending before the Supreme Court that have challenged the June 2022 notification of the Bihar government for conducting a caste-based census.

Enumerator staff marks a house during the first phase of caste-based census in Bihar state at Chhajjubagh in Patna on Saturday. (Santosh Kumar/HT)
Updated on Jan 12, 2023 05:07 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Bihar: First phase of caste-based census begins

In the first phase, which is scheduled to end on January 21, the number of all households in the state will be counted.

The decision of a caste census was taken by the Bihar cabinet on June 2 last year.(ANI)
Updated on Jan 08, 2023 12:55 AM IST
By, Patna

First phase of caste-based census begins in Bihar

The second phase of the survey which is likely to be held from April 1 to April 30 will collect date pertaining to people of all castes, sub-castes, socio-economic conditions etc.

The decision of a caste census was taken by the Bihar cabinet on June 2 last year.(ANI)
Published on Jan 07, 2023 11:31 AM IST

Morning brief: Freezing of boundaries may further defer Census 2021

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The Census 2021 exercise may not commence till at least September 2023. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Jan 06, 2023 08:58 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Caste survey to begin in Bihar from Jan 7, first leg to focus on house numbering

The state cabinet had given a go-ahead for a caste based survey, including gathering information of socio-economic status of households, on June 2 in 2022

The ruling RJD and JD(U) have advocated the caste and socio-economic survey on the ground that the enumeration of different caste groups would help in better implementation of welfare schemes for the socially and economically disadvantaged groups. (ANI)
Updated on Jan 06, 2023 05:52 AM IST
By, Patna
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