D.V. Sadananda Gowda, MP, said on Tuesday that the Bharatiya Janata Party Government was giving priority to minority welfare programmes.

He was speaking after distributing cheques under the micro-loan scheme of Karnataka Minorities Development Corporation Ltd. to 29 members of women's (minorities) self-help groups here.

Chairman of Karnataka Minorities Development Corporation Ltd. N.B. Aboobakkar said that the BJP Government was extending more financial assistance to minority communities than any previous government in the State.

Chairman of the Udupi Taluk Panchayat Standing Committee on Social Justice Katapady Shankar Poojary and municipal councillor Lakshmi S. Shetty were present.

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