Reservation for economically weaker sections is a new & positive chapter in the history of independent India

Subhash Chandra says that this step will herald social harmony and 'samrasta' in Bharat.

Last Updated: Thursday, January 10th, 2019 - 16:48

The last day of the winter session of the Indian Parliament saw the introduction and passing of a bill to facilitate 10 percent reservation for economically weaker citizens in recruitment in government services and for admissions in educational institutions including private institutes, aided and unaided institutes other than minority institutes.

Shri Subhash Chandra, expressing his elation at having the opportunity to vote on this historic bill, tweeted, “I am happy that I had the opportunity to vote on this historic bill. I believe that 124th Constitution Amendment will be one of those amendments in the last 71-72 years which would have far-reaching consequences for the country. It will be the first step by Independent India in the direction of ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ or the concept of ‘The world is my family’.”

Subhash Ji further explained how this bill will change the social landscape of the nation. “Opportunities will, no doubt, increase for those from economically weaker sections of  the society but it will also reduce the differences among the people of a nation divided by caste biases. This bill will reunite us all,” he said.

He lauded the passing of the bill and stated that a seemingly impossible task has been made a success. “A majority of parties supported the bill, that too in just three days. This in itself is an achievement,” he said congratulating the Prime Minister for it.

Elaborating further Subhash Ji also cited historical references. He stated, “Reservation is an administrative aid and its right is for all those who need help. The bill passed is an epitome of real socialism, the seeds of which were sown by the great leader of India and Pride of Haryana – Maharaja Agrasen Ji. It will have far-reaching consequences and bring in social harmony.”

“Passing of bill in Lok Sabha for reservation for economically weak sections, is a new & positive chapter in the history of independent India,” he tweeted hailing the move after it passed in the Lok Sabha on January 8. Congratulating the all Indians he added that this will benefit the country by bringing in ‘samrasta’ or social harmony in Bharat.

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