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In a statement issued in Mumbai, Athawale, a BJP ally and the Union Minister of State for Social Justice, said that he understands people are getting affected by the rising fuel prices.
Referring to the allowances he gets, Athawale said, "I am not suffering from rising fuel prices as I am a minister. I may suffer if I lose my ministerial post."
The Bombay High Court, in June, asked the ministry to consider issuing the directive to the media.
Athawale said that the Act could not be changed now and it was the duty of all sections of society to support Dalits on this issue.
Speaking in Nagpur, Maharashtra, he said that his party-- the Republican Party of India (Athawale)-- was opposed to the government's advisory against the use of the word Dalit.
Union Minister Ramdas Athawale to move Supreme Court over usage of 'dalit' to refer to Scheduled Castes
Athawale told reporters on Wednesday that the word Dalit symbolises the struggle undertaken to give these communities their rights.
Union Minister Ramdas Athawale opposes Sanatan Sanstha's demand for dropping secular word from Constitution
Athawale, who heads RPI (A), demanded a proper probe as the Sanstha is facing serious allegations.
The bill to restore the original provisions of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act was approved by the Cabinet on Wednesday.
Justice A.K. Goel's appointment as the new chairman of National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sent a very wrong message across the country, said Upendra Kushwaha on Sunday.
Goel, who has been appointed as the National Green Tribunal (NGT) chairperson, allegedly had been the part of the SC bench, which gave a wrong judgment related to the SC/ST Act.
The Republican Party of India (Athawale) currently does not have any member in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly or Council.
Two minor boys from the Matang community in the village were beaten up and video graphed naked on Sunday, June 10.
Athawale said that he would try to help those arrested, if it is not found that they have any connection with the Naxal movement.
Bhima-Koregaon clash: Union minister Ramdas Athawale demands arrest of right-wing leader Sambhaji Bhide
Dalit workers of the RPI (A), headed by Athawale, today held a protest in suburban Bandra to press for various demands of the backward communities.
When asked about the pending cases against the Opposition leader, Athawale said they are yet to be proved.