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Modi 'delighted' over passage of 10% quota bill

IANS  |  New Delhi 

on Wednesday expressed his "delighted" over the passage of Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the to provide 10 per cent quota to upper castes in government jobs and higher educational institutions and called it "a victory for social justice".

"Glad to see such widespread support for the Bill. The House also witnessed a vibrant debate, where several members expressed their insightful opinions," he tweeted.

"It ensures a wider canvas for our Yuva Shakti to showcase their prowess and contribute towards India's transformation."

With the passage of the bill, Modi said, "we pay tributes to the makers of our Constitution and the great freedom fighters, who envisioned an that is strong and inclusive".

also took to to congratulate Modi and the parliamentarians who supported the bill.

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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 23:56 IST
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