Yogi government in action as soon as the OBC bill is approved, preparing to include 39 castes in the reservation list


After the OBC Bill was passed by both the houses of the Parliament, the states have started preparing the list of OBCs on their behalf. Parliament has approved the 127th Constitutional Amendment, empowering the states to prepare a list of castes for OBC reservation at their own level. Under this, now the stir has intensified in the states and work is being done to prepare a new list. According to sources, the Uttar Pradesh government has prepared a proposal to include 39 new castes in the list of OBCs. At present, 79 castes in the state come under the purview of OBC reservation.

According to the Economic Times report, Jaswant Saini, chairman of the State Backward Classes Commission, said, “Our job is to make recommendations to the state government. Survey work for 24 castes has been completed and some recommendations have already been sent to the government. The commission says that 15 more castes are yet to be surveyed and then all the recommendations will be sent to the state government. This work has started not only in UP but also in the BJP ruled state of South India. The commission is considering the demand of those castes who have demanded entry in the OBC list.


Intensified stir in Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh

Apart from Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh, the central government is also working to provide 27 percent reservation in the state. Elections are going to be held in Uttar Pradesh next year. In such a situation, the exercise of including 39 castes in OBC can prove beneficial for BJP. Even though the party is calling it social justice, but this exercise will definitely strengthen its strategy before the elections. Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan had announced the formation of a new OBC commission in his speech on the occasion of Independence Day. Under this, work will be done to give 27 percent reservation to the OBC community.


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