Amartya Sen terms general category reservation ‘muddled thinking’; questions its political, economic impact

Describing the proposed 10 per cent reservation for economically backward people in the general category as a "muddled thinking" that raises serious question about its political and economic impact, Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen on Wednesday said the Modi government sustained the "high economic growth" achieved during the UPA regime, but that did not translate into jobs, poverty elimination and better healthcare and education for all.

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