10% Quota

The Parliament has approved amending the Constitution to provide 10 per cent reservation to general category poor in jobs and education with the government terming the landmark move as ‘slog over sixes’.

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In the last leg of the legislative process, the Bill will now go to the President for approval

The Bill was approved after the House rejected a motion moved by Kanimozhi (DMK) and supported by Left parties for sending it to a parliamentary select committee for scrutiny.

Several opposition members raised doubts about the legality of the bill in view of the Supreme Court setting limit of quotas at 50 percent.

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In the last leg of the legislative process, the Bill will now go to the President for approval

The Bill was approved after the House rejected a motion moved by Kanimozhi (DMK) and supported by Left parties for sending it to a parliamentary select committee for scrutiny.

Several opposition members raised doubts about the legality of the bill in view of the Supreme Court setting limit of quotas at 50 percent.