STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

RPI leader fears curb on quota

Published: 14th September 2012 12:25 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th September 2012 12:25 PM   |  A+A-

Claiming that the power to provide reservations for the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes falls under the Central list, Republican Party of India leader Tamilarasan observed that the Supreme Court might strike down the Act that allows reservations in promotions for the SC/STs in government jobs, if the Other Backward Classes (OBC) were also included, as the rights to extend reservations to the OBCs comes under the prerogative of the State governments.

Participating in a demonstration here on Thursday, he alleged that that DMK leader Karunanidhi, SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and PMK founder Ramdoss were attempting to thwart the Bill by demanding the inclusion of the OBCs. He also charged the Congress leaders are playing dual role in passing the Bill.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp