Lucknow: The ignorance towards the National Commission for Scheduled Castes has put the Mayawati government in dock. Chairman of the commission PL Punia complained to the Governor about the state government’s apathy.

Governor BL Joshi has asked the state government for an explanation in this regard. He slammed the Mayawati government for snubbing National Commission for Scheduled Castes.

The Governor has asked for a high-level investigation into the matter.

Punia had decided to hold meeting of the commission on July 26, while the state government had asked him to postpone the meeting in the wake of upcoming Assembly sessions.

(JPN/Bureau)