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AAP's promise of private sector jobs for locals in Gujarat: Status check

Similar laws by Andhra Pradesh and Haryana have been challenged in courts, with critics arguing that they violate Article 16(2) and (3) of the Constitution

Arvind Kejriwal
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Kejriwal promised to bring in a legislation ensuring 80 per cent reservation for local youth in private sector jobs in the state. (Photo: ANI)

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Addressing a town hall meeting in Bhavnagar in poll-bound Gujarat on Tuesday, Aam Aadmi Party National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal promised to bring in a legislation ensuring 80 per cent reservation for local youth in private sector jobs in the state.

The AAP is only the latest entrant in a long list of political parties that have made similar promises in different states in recent years to make domicile criteria for reservations in private jobs.

Precedent

Andhra Pradesh was the first state to bring in a law that mandated domicile as criteria for employment in the private sector. The Andhra Pradesh

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First Published: Aug 25 2022 | 12:22 PM IST

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