Bhupesh Baghel On Reservation: The Supreme Court in its landmark judgment on Monday upheld the provision of 10 per cent reservation for the economically weaker sections. Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel welcomed this decision of the top court regarding this. CM Bhupesh Baghel said that Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Scheduled Castes (SC) should get the benefit of reservation on the basis of their population.
Assembly elections are to be held in Himachal on 12th of this month, in which Baghel, who went to campaign after returning from there, said that there is a wave of change in BJP-ruled Himachal Pradesh and the effect of the ’10 guarantee’ manifesto made by the Congress has started showing. Is.
‘We welcome it, we’re just looking for it’
When asked about the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the validity of 10 per cent reservation for EWS in entry in education institutions and government jobs, the CM said, “Very good thing, we welcome, we are wanting.” He said that according to the provision in the Constitution, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes should get reservation on the basis of their population.
Reservation reduced from 32 percent to only 20 percent
Significantly, the Chhattisgarh High Court last month quashed the state government’s order issued in 2012, which had increased the reservation for entry in government jobs and education institutions by 58 percent. The court had said that reservation in excess of the limit of 50 per cent is unconstitutional. After this decision, the reservation for tribal communities has come down from 32 per cent to 20 per cent.
‘The facility you have got will be available to you’
When asked about the reservation benefits for tribals in Chhattisgarh, CM Bhupesh Baghel said that this sin of 20 percent drop in the reservation of tribals was due to BJP and now we will fix it. The Chief Minister said that the people of the tribal society had come and I have clearly said that the facility you have got in the Constitution will remain with you, no one can stop it.
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