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In his letter to PM Modi, Samajwadi Party MP Vishambhar Prasad Nishad has also sought exclusion of salary while assessing annual income for OBC quota.
The panel was formed in October 2017 to examine the sub-categorisation of OBCs, a demand that seeks to bridge the gap in the distribution of quota benefits.
Any bid to tamper with the quota system, even perceived, is likely to cost the BJP heavily in the Bihar elections, as it did in 2015, when RSS called for a ‘review of reservation’.
The panel will, however, give its nod to including salary as a component to determine income ceiling for the creamy layer of OBCs, something it had categorically opposed in March.
Over two years after Modi govt’s ‘final’ deadline to Justice Rohini Commission for OBC sub-categorisation, India’s backward classes await a report. Why is the BJP hesitant?
In a letter to govt, the commission has taken strong exception to its new plan to include salary as a component to determine income ceiling for creamy layer of OBCs.
V.P. Singh lost his core constituency of the upper caste and failed to muster any support among the constituency for which he rook his biggest political risk
Modi govt rightly believes data is required for proper planning and formulation of any programme. But this holds true for social policies too.
Is there any constitutional provision that allows the cut-off marks for the reserved categories to go above the general category
Under the 'Jai Bheem Mukhyamantri Yojana', the Delhi govt was providing aid of Rs 40,000 to scheduled caste students. The amount has been increased to Rs 1 lakh.