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Rally for ST status

A massive rally was taken out by Dora Mahasangh at Smeiliguda on Thursday demanding Scheduled Tribe status for their community . The same community was enjoying ST status in Andhra Pradesh and Chattisgarh , Doras were considered OBC in Orissa . While the reasons for the difference across the borders was not known, the community had been presenting its stand with the government from time to time,Chikudu Hari, president of the mahasangh, said.The rally which began at Janiguda on the outskirts of Semiliguda ended at Tahsil office in the town. A memorandum was also handed over to Sujata Mishra , Tahsildar .

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