Rajya Sabha Passes Reservation Bill Granting 10% Quota For Upper Caste EWS

The 124th Constitution Amendment Bill, 2019 to award 10% reservation to economically weaker sections was passed with a majority in Rajya Sabha. It was already passed in Lok Sabha. After 10-hour-long debate, most of the members in the Upper House of the Parliament agreed to go ahead with the bill despite opposition from some parties.

The Constitution (124rd Amendment) Bill has passed the Rajya Sabha test with 165 ‘Yes’ and 7 ‘No’ votes. This was brought to the Upper House after the sitting of the House was extended by a day. 

Source: The Money Control

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