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Rajasthan government delaying quota for poor: BJP

IANS  |  Jaipur 

The BJP on Friday alleged that the government had not issued a single Economically Backward Caste (EBC) certificate in the state, and said it reflected its prejudice in implementing the 10 per cent EBC quota in the general category announced by the in January.

and former told a press conference, "The initially delayed the issuing of the notification in this regard and it is now deliberately delaying implementation of the quota thus depriving people of general classes of its benefits."

The issued the EBC quota notification on January 31, but the kept it on hold. It was issued on February 19, only after (BJP) workers protested across the state, Chaturvedi said.

Though it announced its guidelines on March 14, the government still tried to complicate things in the name of caste certificates and definition of a family, he alleged.

Chaturvedi demanded that the must immediately issue the EBC certificates so that poor people in the state can avail the quota benefits at the earliest.

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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 22:20 IST
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