Congress Working Committee, in a unanimous decision, has extended support to the idea of a caste census in the country. This was announced by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in a presser after the CWC meeting got concluded.
Terming it a progressive step, Rahul Gandhi said that party Chief Ministers from Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan are also considering this and actioning this.
It seems that Congress has high hopes from this caste census promise in the upcoming five state elections, which the grand old party is desperate to win. This as Congress hopes for big electoral win in these elections and thus emerge in a stronger bargaining position when it comes to seat sharing with alliance partners for 2024 parliamentary poll.