BANGALORE: The Federation of Dalit Progressive Organisations urged the Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa to appoint the MLC D.S. Veeriah as Minister in his Government. M.H. Manchaiah, Dalit Maha Sangha president, said D.S. Veeraiah was a senior leader of the BJP had represented 150 dalit organisations and 45 lakh people of Right Wing of Backward Classes.

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