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OBC Subcategorisation: Severe Inequalities Noted

Nov 23, 2018 08:57 PM IST India India

A quarter of the benefits of reservations meant for other backward castes in central government jobs and educational institutions have gone to only 10 castes while about a thousand castes have no representation at all. This is the data shared by a commission set up by the government for more equitable distribution of the OBC quota.However, the data shared in a consultation paper does not specify the percentage of individual castes in the total OBC population which would provide for a more representative analysis of the collated data.