New Delhi-In a surprise Announcement the union cabinet on Monday declared 10% reservation for economically weaker upper caste . The timing of announcement before the 2019 general elections could pay play a big role in favour of the Narendra Modi government. Now i just want to share article for you today. This will surely aware about the Reservation system. This article is about the Reservation news, Big Announcement in India , 10% quota for economically weak in General Category cleared, Quota , Backward , Uppercast , Politics , Caste and General Category.
Here we have some points about Reservation system-
1. The Big Announcement-
In a landmark move just ahead of the Lok sabha elections ,the Narendra Modi -led NDA government has decided to give 10% reservation in job and higher education for those belonging to the economically backward people in the General Category.
2 Expert –
Expert says that the NDA government has played its biggest electroal card since its formation in 2014 Upper class castes have also hailed the decision, which was a long pending demand.
The government will move a constitutional amendment on monday to push for 10% extra Reservation for economically deprived sections among general Category. The BJP’s parent organisation the RSS Worldview has always maintained that Reservation should be along economic lines and not only along caste lines.
4.Will the existing Reservation be affected ?
No, the Reservation will be over and above the existing 50% Reservation.
5.But will there be Problems ?
Currently , the supreme court has put an upper limit of 50% on Quota limit . The 10% Reservation for economically weaker upper castes will be over and above the existing 50% Reservation
Any Reservation beyond the 50% limit will require the government to get a constitutional amendment passed in parliament . Article 15 and16 of the Constitution will have to be Amended for implement of the decision.
6. 10% Quota for Economically weaker section-
The Narendra Modi cabinet on Monday approved a proposal for 10% quota that is to be used to give Reservations to economically backward sections of upper caste communities.
7 Who will get 10% Reservation ?
MOS Social justice- Brahmins , Banias , Muslims and Christians all will be eligible for this quota in jobs and education.Economically backward people of the unreserved category.
8. Who are Qualified for 10% Reservation –
1● Families that have an annual income below 8 lakh. Annual family income more than 8 lakh per annum not eligible.
2● Own less than five hectares of agriculture land. Those owning more than 5 acres of agriculture land don’t qualify said Union minister Vijay Sampla
3● Own homes smaller than , 1,000 sqft. People with more than the 1000 sq ft of residental property don’t qualify
4● Own residential plots below 100 sq. yards in notified municipalities or 200 sq yards in non notified municipality areas.200 yards of land in non notified areas don’t qualify.
5● 10% reservation is over and above 49.5 % reservation
6● Overall reservation to increase from 49.5% to 59.5%.
7● Annual family income more than 8 lakh per annum not eligible.
8● Massive landmark decision by the Modi Government Economically Backward people from the general Category to get 10% reservation
9● Article 15 and 16 of the constitution will have to be amended
10● Reservation is based on Economically Backward criteria
Mayawati of Bhaujan Samaj Party ( BSP) rode to power in Uttar Pradesh in 2007, she demanded reservation in jobs for the poor belonging to the Upper caste and the congress as well as the BJP supported the demand.
Before 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Samajwadi Party too promised to set up a Savarna ayog or upper caste commission to address the issues faced by the community, including reservation for the poor among them.
Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu had indicated in 2016 that the Andhra pradesh government could soon extend reservation for the poor among upper castes
“We will conduct a survey. Based on that we will have no objection to extend reservation benefits to the economically backward among the upper castes ” Naidu had said