[news] Gujarat EBC cancel – Read Paripatra
The Gujarat government, on 1 May, promulgated an ordinance giving a 10% quota for economically weaker sections (EWS) in government jobs and colleges. This was to extend to those who were in the general category but with an annual income of less than Rs.6 lakh.
*EBC અનામત રદ્દ કરવાનો સરકારનો નિર્ણય
રાજ્ય સરકારે કરેલા 8 પરિપત્રો રદ કર્યા
A charged agitation by the Patidar community demanding quotas had forced the Anandiben administration on May 1 to issue the ordinance. Social activist, Jayantbhai Manani, challenged the government’s move and said in his public interest petition
The petitioner also stated that without the collection of the necessary data on economic backwardness among the upper castes, the government has issued the ordinance announcing reservation of 10 per cent seats to candidates belonging to the unreserved category with family income cap of Rs 6 lakh