Haryana Assembly unanimously passes Reservation Bill

The Haryana Legislative Assembly has unanimously passed the  Haryana Backward Classes (Reservation in services and admission in educational institutions) Bill, 2016.

Key Provisions

  • The bill seeks to provide reservation in services and admission in educational institutions to persons belonging to backward classes including Jats and five other castes.
  • The backward classes have been divided into three blocks as Block A, Block B and Block C.
  • Jats, Jat Sikhs, Ror, Bishnoi, Tyagi and Mulla/Muslim Jat have been included in the Block C.
  • It provides to give 10 percent reservation to these castes for class III and class IV posts and 6% in class 1 and class 2 posts.
  • These castes will be given 10 percent reservation for admission in educational institutions.

State Legislative Assembly also passed Haryana Backward Classes Commission Bill, 2016 for institution of a permanent Backward Classes Commission.

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