Published On: Thu, Oct 8th, 2015

Bill proposing five percent quota to gujjars, 4 other communities sent to Guv

Jaipur: Rajasthan Government has forwarded a bill proposing five per cent reservation to gujjars and other four communities under Special Backward Classes (SBC) to the Governor for his consent.

Rajasthan Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rajendra Rathore

Rajasthan Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rajendra Rathore

Parliamentary Affairs minister Rajendra Rathore said yesterday that the SBC class will get benefit of the proposed reservation after the bill is accorded consent by the Governor.

Rajasthan Legislative assembly had on the last day of monsoon session on September 22 passed the ‘Rajasthan Special Backward Classes (Reservation of Seats in Educational Institutions in the State and of Appointments and Posts in Services Under the state) Bill 2015.

It proposes five per cent reservation to five communities namely Banjara, Gadiya Lohar, Gujar, Raika and Gadariya.

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