JAIPUR: In Rajasthan, 2 bills for in jobs and education passed yesterday have taken the whole quota to over fifty per cent, the limit set by the Supreme Court.
The state cleared 5% reservation for the Gujjar community and fourteen per cent for ‘economically backward classes’, which suggests that 68% of the seats square measure currently reserved, departure lower than simple fraction of the seats for general candidates.
The latest quota proposals have created a comeback when they were shot down in 2009 by a judicial writ.
The BJP government had introduced the proposals when 3 violent agitations by the Gujjar community. however the judicature rejected them citing a Supreme Court’s order in 1992 that aforesaid reservation cannot exceed fifty per cent.
Legal specialists say the bills will once more be challenged in court. The government, however, hopes that with a BJP-led government at the Centre, the Bills can see a unique outcome.
We have consulted legal specialists and can confirm this bill is enforced. different states like state, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha even have quite 50% quota
Rajasthan has become the state with the best proportion of reservation, surpassing Andhra Pradesh’s 66.66 %.
The bills are available in the center of a political row over a comment by Mohan Bhagwat, chief of the BJP’s philosophic mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, United Nations agency in AN interview revealed on Monday had urged a review of the country’s reservation policy.
The Opposition Congress known as the bills ‘farcical’ and ‘eyewash’. “Giving reservation on economic criteria is AN eye-lotion and while not amending the Constitution it’ll not stand the scrutiny of the law. it’s a farce,” state Congress state President Sachin Pilot aforesaid.