‘Privileged, powerful groups’ vote rarely discussed, says Asaduddin Owaisi

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Published: June 14, 2019 9:23:12 AM

"Every election, we have cringe-worthy discussions about Dalit, Muslim & OBC voters. But rarely do we ever discuss how privileged, powerful groups vote. No insulting terms such as "appeasement", "votebank" & "caste card" are used for them," he tweeted.

Asaduddin Owaisi, AIMIM president, Dalit, Muslim, OBC voters, upper caste Hindus voters, lok sabha elections AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi. (PTI photo)

AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi Thursday said “cringe-worthy” discussions take place in every election about Dalit, Muslim and OBC voters, but rarely are debates held on how “privileged and powerful groups” vote.

“Every election, we have cringe-worthy discussions about Dalit, Muslim & OBC voters. But rarely do we ever discuss how privileged, powerful groups vote. No insulting terms such as “appeasement”, “votebank” & “caste card” are used for them,” he tweeted. He was responding to media reports on why “upper caste Hindus voted for BJP like never before”.

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