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Lahar: How former Prime Minister VP Singh created quota wave in 1989

News Nation brings a special show ‘Lahar’ (wave). In the last general election 2014, we witnessed the strength of Modi wave. Here in the show, we discussed the strongest wave of ‘Mandal politics’. On August 13, 1989, then Prime Minister VP Singh implemented the Mandal Commission’s recommendations to increase the quota for OBC. The move created a boisterous wave which trigged nation-wide violent protests.

Updated : 09 April 2019, 04:22 PM