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Reservation bill brought in haste by BJP due to 2019 elections: D Raja

Jan 10, 2019 08:33 IST
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The Parliament on Wednesday approved an amendment to the Constitution to make economically-weaker sections of general category eligible for 10% reservation in education and government jobs. The Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill, 2019 bill was approved by the Rajya Sabha with 165 votes in favour and seven against after a day-long debate. Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja said, “This is a bill which was brought in haste by BJP govt keeping an eye on elections.”