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Govt introduces Constitution Amendment Bill in Rajya Sabha

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The government Wednesday introduced in a legislation to give 10 per cent quota in state jobs and educational institutions for upper caste poor.

Social Justice and Thaawar Chand Gehlot introduced The Constitution (One Hundred and Twenth- Four Amendment) Bill 2019 amid slogan shouting by opposition over the citizenship amendment bill.

The bill was passed by the Lok Sabha on Tuesday and was brought to the after the sitting of the House was extended by a day.

members wanted to first come to the House and make a statement on the bill that provides non-Muslim migrants from Pakistan, and Afghanistan Indian citizenship.

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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 12:30 IST