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Jat Reservation Bill: Haryana Assembly gives a go ahead

Haryana Assembly On Tuesday Unanimously Passed Jat Reservation Bill Formerly Known As Haryana Backward Classes (Reservation In Services And Admission In Educational Institutions) Bill, 2016.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Aman Dwivedi | Updated on: 29 Mar 2016, 05:28:08 PM
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New Delhi:

Haryana Assembly on Tuesday unanimously passed Jat Reservation Bill formerly known as Haryana Backward Classes (Reservation in Services and Admission in Educational Institutions) Bill, 2016. The bill would provide reservation for Jats and four other communities in government jobs and education.

The bill was moved by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar to give statutory status to Backward classes Block ‘A’, Backward classes Block ‘B’ and Backward classes Block ‘C.

The CM Manohar Lal Khattar requested the Central government to include this Act in 9th Schedule read with Article 31B of the Constitution of India.

Haryana Cabinet had on Monday passed a Bill to provide reservation to the community in government jobs and education, paving the way for tabling of the proposed legislation in the Assembly before March 31.

The draft Bill on reservation to Jats and four other castes—Jat Sikhs, Rors, Bishnois and Tyagis—was cleared at a Cabinet meeting under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar here, official sources said.

With PTI Inputs

 

Haryana Assembly on Tuesday unanimously passed Jat Reservation Bill formerly known as  Haryana Backward Classes (Reservation in Services and Admission in Educational Institutions) Bill, 2016.

The bill would provide reservation for Jats and four other communities in government jobs and education.

The bill was moved by  Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar to give statutory status to Backward classes Block ‘A’, Backward classes Block ‘B’ and Backward classes Block ‘C.

 

The CM requested the Central government to include this Act in 9th Schedule read with Article 31B of the Constitution of India.

 

Haryana Cabinet today passed a Bill to provide reservation to the community in government jobs and education, paving the way for tabling of the proposed legislation in the Assembly before March 31.

 

The draft Bill on reservation to Jats and four other castes—Jat Sikhs, Rors, Bishnois and Tyagis—was cleared at a Cabinet meeting under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar here, official sources said.

 

The Bill, which proposes reservation for Jats and four other castes by creating a new classification in the Backward Classes category, is likely to be tabled in the ongoing Budget session of the state Assembly, which is scheduled to end on March 31, the sources said.

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First Published : 29 Mar 2016, 02:10:00 PM

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