Bengaluru: Law and Parliamentary Affairs minister T.B. Jayachandra said that the brutal killing of rationalist Dr MM Kalburgi has brought about a positive change in people’s attitude towards the anti-superstition bill.
Speaking to reporters on Saturday minister said that there was opposition from various sections of the society when it announced its plans to introduce anti-superstition bill to deal with superstition. Due to the opposition government had to put the move on hold temporarily.
With a positive change in the attitude of people, the media should help mobilise more support so that the government could move ahead with the bill, he added.
Maintaining that the government had an open mind on the bill, Mr Jayachandra said it (bill) had been vetted by Law Commission and sent to department of social welfare for administrative approval and framing rules.