Economic Reservation Bill receives Presidential Assent

Bar & Bench January 12 2019
economic reservation

President Ram Nath Kovind has signed off on The Constitution (One Hundred and Third Amendment) Act, 2019 which introduces a ten percent reservation for those belonging to economically weaker sections of society.

A notification issued today intimates that the President has accorded his assent for the amendment of Articles 15 and 16 of the Indian Constitution in order to incorporate the economic reservation policy envisioned by the 124th Constitutional Amendment Bill that was passed in the Parliament earlier this week.

Article 15 has . . .

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