Decision to increase reservation for SC/STs taken at all party meeting


Bengaluru, October 7, 2022 ( Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai today informed that the a decision to increase the reservation for SCs and STs was taken in the all party meeting.
An all party meeting was held today, under the leadership of Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai. Leader of the opposition in the assembly Siddaramaiah, former CM H.D. Kumaraswamy, Law minister JC Madhuswamy and other leaders were present.
Speaking after the meeting CM Basavaraj Bommai informed that the constitution seeks to provide caste based reservations. Accordingly, the reservation percentage should be increased. The Nagamohan Das Committee has submitted the report concerning increasing the SC, ST reservation. Accordingly, it has been decided to increase the reservation from 15% to 17% for SCs and 3% to 7% for STs. This decision has been taken with consent from all parties. It will be approved tomorrow in the cabinet meeting, he informed.
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