President Kovind gives nod to 10% quota for upper castes

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President Ram Nath Kovind has given his assent to a bill providing 10 per cent reservation to the economically weaker sections of the upper castes.

With the President's nod, the bill has now become a law that will provide 10 per cent reservation in education and government jobs.

The Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed by the Parliament during the winter session this week. After that, the bill was sent to the President for his nod.

According to a gazette notification, the legislation will be known as the Constitution (103rd Amendment) Act, 2019. (AIR)

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