Kurmi Tribe Protest

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Kurmi Tribe Protest Enters Day 2 In West Bengal’s Purulia

Protestors belonging to the Kurmi tribe in West Bengal’s Purulia, started a protest on September 20, demanding the status of “Other Backward Class” status to their community. This is powered by assent then president Ram Nath Kovind gave to the states, to identify and specify Socially and Educationally Backward Class (SEBC). The protests blocked railways tracks across several areas in West Bengal.

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 - 08:06 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: West Bengal, OBC, SEBC, Kurmi Tribe, Purulia

Courtesy: ANI

President Ram Nath Kovind

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OBC Bill Gets Green Light From President Ram Nath Kovind

Royal assent was granted to the Constitution (105th Amendment) Act, 2021, on August 18 by President Ram Nath Kovind after it was passed in Parliament on August 11. The act directs states to recognize Socially and Economically Backward classes. According to it, states and union territories have the right, by law, "to make a list of the SEBC which may differ from the Centre list".

Sat, 21 Aug 2021 - 09:40 AM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: President Ram Nath Kovind, parliament, Amendment, obc constitution bill, SEBC

Courtesy: The Times of India