The Union Cabinet approved a 10% reservation for ‘economically backward’ upper castes in government jobs.
Ahead of the General Elections this year, the government has announced reservation in jobs for those belonging to the upper castes and earning less than Rs 8 lakh per year. A bill to amend Article 15 and 16 of the constitution will be moved in Parliament to this effect.
Source- The Indian Express
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