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My stand still the same: VP Singh

The former PM had announced implementation of the Mandal Commission's recommendations during his tenure.

india Updated: Apr 29, 2006 18:39 IST

Former Prime Minister VP Singh, who announced implementation of the Mandal Commission's recommendations during his tenure, on Saturday said his position on reservation has not changed.

"My position on the issue (of reservation) is well-known. Why put questions on it," he replied when asked about his views on the ongoing protests by students against the proposed move by Centre to reserve seats for Other Backward Classes in educational institutions.

Singh wasin Puneas guest of honour at the seventh convocation of the Bharati Vidyapeeth, a deemed university.

Asked about the agenda of the newly-formed 'Jan Morcha' headed by Raj Babbar, the former Prime Minister said "we have to decide it."

"We will sit together and decide on the agenda in due course of time," he added.

First Published: Apr 29, 2006 18:39 IST