Madhya Pradesh PSC Paper Calls Bhil Community 'Criminal-Minded and Alcoholic', BJP MLA Ram Dangore Demands Action
BJP MLA Ram Dangore raises objection to references made on Bhil community in MPPSC test paper. (Photo Credits: ANI)

Bhopal, January 13: Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) is in news for the wrong reason. First time BJP MLA from Pandhana, Ram Dangore, alleged that the Bhil tribe was described in a derogatory way in one of the question papers of the MPPSC. The legislator demanded action against the person responsible for setting the paper. In the question paper, the Bhil community has allegedly been described as "criminal minded and alcoholic".

BJP MLA from Pandhana, Ram Dangore, who among those who took the exam. Speaking on the controversy, he said that, "In a question paper of Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission exam, Bhil tribe is described as criminal minded and immoral. What is the Congress government trying to do? Action should be taken against the person who has set this paper," he demanded. Dangore also belongs to the Bhil community. Payal Tadvi Suicide Case: 'Tu Chhoti Jaat Ho Ke Hamari Barabari Karegi Kya', Accused Told Tribal Doctor.

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The blunder took place on Sunday in the unseen passage of the General Aptitude Test that was held in the state of Madhya Pradesh, reported The Times of India.  Bhopal: Assistant Professors Sit on Indefinite Strike After Qualifying MPPSC, Demand Appointment.

The Madhya Pradesh PSC has not issued any clarification on the matter so far. Meanwhile, BJP legislator and Bhil community member Ram Dangore has demanded strict action against the paper-setter and questioned the concerned person's knowledge of the Bhil community. He also said that Bhil community was being "targeted."