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Historic quota bill fitting reply to those spreading lies: Modi

IANS  |  Solapur (Maharashtra) 

on Wednesday said here that the upper castes quota bill passed by the a day before was a "historic decision" and a slap on the face of those spreading lies and indulging in "minority quota politics".

"Lies were being spread that the reservations available to Dalits, Tribals and OBCs were sought to be removed... By those playing 'minority quota politics'. But we have ensured that none of these are disturbed and given an additional 10 per cent. This is a fitting reply to those spreading canards and part of the Bharatiya Janata Party's policy of 'sabka saath, sabka vikaas'," Modi said at a rally here.

He expressed hope that the Bill would now be passed smoothly by the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, while addressing the rally to kickstart the BJP's campaign from this famed spinning textile city in

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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 12:42 IST
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