Dr Javed Jamil | Caravan Daily
PEOPLE with an income of less than Rs 8 lakhs per year, agricultural land of fewer than 5 acres and a house of
The real position is yet not clear but from what appears, it means that this reserved category can apply for only 10% out of 50% that was previously available to them. Estimates suggest that 80 per cent of India’s population will fall in that category.
What it means in effect is that the latest Bill already passed by both the houses of Parliament with the support of all major parties within two days reserves 40% of previously unreserved seats for the elites of General classes depriving the majority of whatever chances they earlier had.
Once somebody chooses this category in
The middle classes need to reject it unless suitable amendments are made.
Dr Javed Jamil is an eminent Islamic scholar and author.