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Jan 16, 2019
Reservation Bill for poor or for votes? Reactions from UP's hinterland“Because it is elections season, this is an electoral issue,” noted Mahoba native Hargovind Pairiya, who is of the opinion that the ruling party is doing what it can to shore up its voter base. “It is only after Congress beat them in three of four places that the BJP is giving us this reservation,” said Mahesh Chandra Gupta, another Mahoba resident. The immediate trigger for the Bill does seem to be the BJP facing backlash from the upper caste population in the recently concluded Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan. Many point to the timing of the Bill, “If they’d given us this reservation before, it would have been a completely different matter.
Jan 08, 2019
Modi govt's 10% quota for economically weaker upper castes not a new offer; move likely to face judicial scrutinyAs per the 10% reservation approved for economically backward upper castes, any family from the general category that holds less than five acres of agricultural land, owns less than 1,000 square feet of residential property and earns less than Rs 8 lakh per annum is eligible to seek quota.