Farmers' houses are made of either mud, stone, or cement. Instead, he demanded a 16 to 18 per cent reservation based on the Lingayat population in the state. Just $5 a month. Villages are dispersed and connected by paths and main roads that link them to the national highways. The Lingayats follow 12th-century saint-philosopher Basavanna who had rejected ritualistic worship and pre-eminence of the Vedas. They are Karnataka's largest community constituting 26.5% of the state's population. Lingayatism is a Shaivite Hindu religious tradition in India. The hospital on Monday refuted a report by a section of media that researchers from Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) in Kharghar found three mutations of the Sars-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, till September 2020 and that one of the three was linked to the new strain found in South Africa. At Santacruz weather station, representative of Mumbai and suburbs, the minimum temperature was 23 degrees Celsius, 5.7 degrees above normal. The arrested accused, Rashedul Johad Sheikh, 21, and Noorali Abdul Sattar, 23, have several cases of house break-ins registered against them, said police. "Earmarking a grant of Rs 100 crore or Rs 200 crore will not help.It will only serve as a consolation," M B Patil wrote.PTI GMS RS BN WELCOME BN WELCOME. Prominent politicians coming from the Lingayat community include former Union home minister Shivraj Patil, former ministers Dilip Sopal, Vinay Kore and late Ratnappa Kumbhar, and Shiv Sena MP from Aurangabad Chandrakant Khaire. In a letter to the Chief Minister on Monday, M B Patil said the Lingayats, numbering more than one crore, constitute about 16 to 18 per cent of the state population. Later speaking to reporters, Savadi said there has been a long pending demand for a VLDC by various people including many seers. The population of Maharashtra was 126 million in 2019. Lingayat villages are usually nucleated with houses built close to each other. In a letter to the Chief Minister on Monday, M B Patil said the Lingayats, numbering more than one crore, constitute about 16 to 18 per cent of the state population. Population Jangam: 404,000 Padamsali: 390,000 Hadapad: 173,000 Nadig: 120,000 Raddi: 118,000 Banijiga: 98,000 Teli: 91,000 Devanga: 85,000 Gavandi: 82,000 Virasaiva: 79,000 The Congress, however, disagreed with the demand for a VLDC, saying that it will not serve any purpose. Though the Karnataka government’s decision to give status of religious minority to Lingayats has revived a ray of hope for the community in Maharashtra, the Maharashtra government’s request to the Centre for granting it the status of minority was turned down in May 2014. This page is to provide information about lingayat community. 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In a written reply during the ongoing monsoon Chitre, 84, was undergoing treatment at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital for age-related liver ailments. Without registration the no. Lingayat community threatens to vote against BJP over minority status demand Bhosikar claimed the Lingayats accounted for around 1 crore of Maharashtra's population with significant presence in 11 Lok Sabha constituencies We are also planning a massive march in Mumbai after it; its details will be announced in Aurangabad,” said Shivling Shivacharya Maharaj, one of the religious gurus who is convening the march. Lingayat community members today took out a morcha here to demand a separate religion status for the community in Maharashtra as done in neighbouring Karnataka. A study by the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) has found that the process of transporting Sars-CoV-2-laden saliva droplets deep inside the lungs of an individual increases if they hold their breath. List of all Talukas in Nanded District of Maharashtra. Lingayat are found primarily in Karnataka, where Lingayat comprise a major population. They are considered as a sect within the Hindu religion, but some Lingayat groups have been demanding the status of a separate religion for a while. The Maharashtra education department on Monday announced that the first-come, first-served (FCFS) admission round for first-year junior college (FYJC) students would be conducted between January 14 and 30, A day after the first case in Parbhani district, Maharashtra on Monday reported cases of bird flu or avian influenza in five places in the state – Mumbai, Thane, Ratnagiri, Beed and Latur. The Mumbai Police on Monday filed a 3,400-page supplementary charge sheet in connection with the television rating point (TRP) case against Vikas Khanchandani, CEO of Republic TV; Romil Ramgarhia and Partho Dasgupta, CCO and CEO of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC), respectively. 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