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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 12, 2019
President Ram Nath Kovind signs Bill providing 10 percent reservation to general category poorThe Parliament had passed the Bill on Wednesday.
Jan 11, 2019
10% quota for upper castes: NS Tomar says Winter Session will be remembered as 'historic' for Bill's passageParliamentary Affairs minister NS Tomar on Thursday said that the recently concluded Winter Session of the Parliament will be remembered as historic for the passing of 124th Constitutional Amendment Bill.
Apr 18, 2018
LJP's Ram Vilas Paswan, JD(U)'s Jai Singh demand reservation for poor people from upper caste communitiesUnion consumer affairs minister and Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan pushed for 15% reservation for the poor in the upper castes, according to reports. He demanded that the Centre set up a committee for the assessment of poor in the upper caste community.