Previous BJP Gov Legislations Against Karnataka Interest To Be Revised Or Withdrawn After Review: Minister
Congress Leader Priyank Kharge. (File photo/ANI)
Amid demands to revoke the “hijab ban” from various quarters, the Minister, without making any direct comment on the issue, maintained that the government will review all the policies of the previous government that are against the Constitution.
Karnataka Minister Priyank Kharge said on Wednesday that orders and legislations implemented under the previous BJP regime, such as school textbook revision and anti-conversion laws, which go against the interests of the state, would be revised or withdrawn by the new government in Congress after reviewing them.
Amid demands to revoke the “hijab ban” from various quarters, the Minister, without making any direct comment on the issue, maintained that the government will review all the policies of the previous government that are against the Constitution, against of the spirit of construction of society, and against the inclusion of society.
“We will go back to look at all the policy issues that the previous government has put forward,” he said.
Kharge said that the new government would withdraw all laws and orders that hinder the economic progress and prosperity of the state and that go against the interests of the Kannadigas.
“The previous government had decided to observe certain jayantis (birth anniversaries of prominent figures) and left others out. Not only the jayantis, their orders, whether it is about textbooks, against killing cows, bills (laws) against conversion, they will all be reviewed,” he said.
Speaking to reporters here, he said: “All bills (laws) and orders which will hinder Karnataka’s economic progress, prosperity and will affect Kannadigas will be withdrawn. Our intention is to make Karnataka once again number one, and we will take steps in that direction.” Kharge, the son of AICC Chairman Mallikarjun Kahrge, is one of eight ministers inducted into the cabinet led by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah last week. pass.
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