In Bihar, CM Nitish Kumar announced a hike in reservations to 65%. The announcement was made on November 7, and the proposed hike will be tabled in the Assembly on November 9. The hike is divided into 10% reservations for the Economic Weaker Section, 20% for SCs, 2% for STs, 18% for OBCs, and 25% for EBCs. The reservation limit is above the approved 50% limit by the Supreme Court.
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The Nitish Kumar-led Bihar Government released the Caste Survey Census data on October 2. As per the released survey, over 60% population belong to other castes, backward, SC/ST, whereas close to 15.54% are general category. "Today, on the auspicious occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, the data of caste-based census conducted in Bihar has been published. Many congratulations to the entire team engaged in the work of caste-based enumeration!" said… read-more
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal