Lok Sabha passes Bill for 10% quota for economically backward section in general category; eyes on Rajya Sabha now

In what is being seen as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'masterstroke' ahead of the 2019 general election, the Lok Sabha on Tuesday cleared a Bill which provides 10 per cent reservation in jobs and educational institutions to economically backward section in the general category.  The Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill 2019, which was approved by the Union Cabinet on Monday, was brought in on the last day of the Winter Session of Lok Sabha. 

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