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Gujarat announces 10% quota for economically backward

Announcement comes in the middle of protests by the Patel community for reservation in jobs

Policy Pulse
Publish Date: Apr 29 2016 1:48PM | Updated Date: Apr 29 2016 1:52PM

Gujarat announces 10% quota for economically backward

 Gujarat Government announced 10 percent reservation for economically backward in the general category on Friday, which includes the Patel community.

Announcement comes in the middle of protests by the Patel community for reservation in jobs.

Gujarat government notification for reservation may be issued on May 1, a report said.

Chief Minister Anandiben Patel told the media that the reservation will be given to all those, whose annual income is Rs.6 lakh or less.