January 2013
Woman's Era;Jan2013, Vol. 40 Issue 938, p6
The author reflects on the growing conflicts in the society due to provisions of reservation in government employment sector in the Indian Constitution for backward castes. The author states that 18 lakh government employees in Uttar Pradesh (UP), India had gone on strike to protest against the Constitution Amendment Bill 117. According to the bill, reservation quota will be introduced in the promotion for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (SC/ST) category of government servants.


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