Munda demands special category status for Jharkhand


 Chief Minister Arjun Munda

Chief Minister Arjun Munda wants the Centre to accord Jharkhand a special category status.

‘This Adivasi dominant state is backward in many respect.To bring it up at par with the national mainstream,it deserves a special category status”,said Munda.

Munda is slated to reiterate this demand in the meeting of National Development Council(NDC) in New Delhi on December 27.

Earlier,while raising the same damand in front of the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the NDC’s meeting in the national capital on October 22,Munda had reminded him that Jharkhand was a Naxal infested state.

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