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Bihar assembly passes bill to hike quotas for SCs, STs & backward classes to 65 per cent, surpasses SC’s 50 per cent cap

The Bihar Meeting on Thursday unanimously handed a invoice to lift the quota for SCs, STs, Different Backward Lessons, Extraordinarily Backward Lessons and Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) in state jobs and academic establishments to 65 per cent. The quantity has now surpassed the Supreme Court docket’s 50 per cent cap.

BJP chief Nand Kishore Yadav stated that the BJP absolutely helps the invoice to extend reservations for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Different Backward Lessons, and Extraordinarily Backward Lessons in state jobs and academic establishments.
The BJP has all the time been of the view that the nation can not develop with out uplifting those that are economically, politically and socially backward,” he stated.

The Caste Survey report revealed that OBCs (27.13 per cent) and the extraordinarily backward courses sub-group (36 per cent) account for a whopping 63 per cent of the state’s whole of 13.07 crore, whereas SCs and STs collectively have been barely over 21 per cent.

In response to the report tabled within the meeting by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Vijay Kumar Chaudhary, the state is residence to about 2.97 crore households out of which greater than 94 lakh (34.13 per cent) reside on an earnings of Rs 6,000 or much less a month.

With inputs from companies.



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