Social News XYZ     

Karnataka to bring all communities save SC/ST/OBCs into EWS category

Karnataka to bring all communities save SC/ST/OBCs into EWS category

Bengaluru, July 23 (SocialNews.XYZ) In a bid to placate all communities in the state, the Karnataka cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa, on Thursday decided to include all those communities, not part of Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Other Backward Classes list, into the Economically Weaker Section (EWS) reservation quota.

Briefing reporters after the cabinet meeting, Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Basavaraj Bommai said that all those communities, which are not part of the SC/ST/OBC lists, will be eligible to apply for jobs as well as for education seats under EWS reservation category.

 

"The order regarding this will come out shortly," he said.

He said that all those families, whose income is less than Rs 8 lakh per annum, will be eligible under this EWS category reservations.

Earlier this year, Yediyurappa was under tremendous pressure from his own party leaders who were demanding better quota reservation. Seers from various communities had led movements across the state, demanding a hike in reservation quotas.

Panchamasali Lingayats, who are part of the politically-dominant Lingayat community too were seeking Category 2A status, Kurubas, the third-largest community in the state were seeking a Schedule Tribe tag and the Valmiki community was seeking a hike in reservation from 3.5 per cent to 7.5 per cent. Some prominent state BJP leaders, including incumbent ministers, had supported the demands.

Source: IANS

Facebook Comments
Karnataka to bring all communities save SC/ST/OBCs into EWS category

About Gopi

Gopi Adusumilli is a Programmer. He is the editor of SocialNews.XYZ and President of AGK Fire Inc.

He enjoys designing websites, developing mobile applications and publishing news articles on current events from various authenticated news sources.

When it comes to writing he likes to write about current world politics and Indian Movies. His future plans include developing SocialNews.XYZ into a News website that has no bias or judgment towards any.

He can be reached at gopi@socialnews.xyz

PHP Code Snippets Powered By : XYZScripts.com
%d bloggers like this: