Include Haijans, Dalits in census

Dalit and Harijan community leaders yesterday urged the government to uphold their rights by including them in the upcoming National Population and Housing Census 2011, based on their profession.

They said this at a press conference organised by Sharee at Jatiya Press Club in the city.

Sharee Coordinator Umesh Shaha and Bangladesh Harijan Oikkya Parishad General Secretary Nirmal Chandra Das were also present.