OBC Quota bill passed LS – creamy layer to benefit
This is along expected lines, no one wants to touch this hot potato. The politicians want the Supreme Court to clean up the mess. Bloggers Apollos’ take
Here is the story http://www.expressindia.com/fullstory.php?newsid=78191
It was never about us now , was it ?
By keeping the creamy layer in – the real intentions of the UPA government are out in the open. The government better make sure this workers sons do not take up arms. Yes, there will be stone throwing, train burning, like you have not seen before.
It was always about sons and daughters of educationalists, professors, politicians, doctors, lawyer, judges.
Folks like this woman are just props or serve as video footage at film festivals at Venice or Milan. The wretchedness of their slums and their deprivation end up as wallpapers and banners.
Social justice indeed !
Pic source : The South Asian journal
Only two voices spoke against it – most of the OBC politicians lauded the bill and wanted more. All MPs from TN cheered because the creamy layer was kept in (73% of TN is other backward classes )
” Tathagata Satpathy (BJD MP from Dhenkanal, Orissa) who opposed it. He asking the government and the House to reconsider the Bill and called it a “regressive and reactionary step”. ”
“BJP’s Santosh Gangwar asked for examining the list of OBCs which have grown from 2,000 to 6,000-odd communities. “