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Volume 7 Issue 7
July-2020
eISSN: 2349-5162

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JETIR2007079

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645-655

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Social Justice for Backward Classes in Uttar Pradesh: An Indian Perspective

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2349-5162

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"Social Justice for Backward Classes in Uttar Pradesh: An Indian Perspective", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 7, page no.645-655, July-2020, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2007079.pdf

Abstract

Uttar Pradesh is a populous and important state in India. India has much experience in its public policy to safeguard the interests of backward communities. Since the nineteenth century onwards, the preferential treatment for backward classes was one of the important public policy in the British as well as princely states of India and still constituted. The inherent injustices and oppression of our traditional society spanning over many thousands of years necessitated a policy of preferential treatment to raise them to the level of other advanced sections of the society. The beginning of reservation in public services, it extended the reservation of seats in legislative and educational institutions. The Backward Class Commission found out 41 most backward castes, which are the 26 per cent of the total population of the State. It was recommended 17 per cent of reservation for them in Government jobs. In his report, he also showed that 12 castes are Upper Backward Castes, which are the 20 per cent of the total population and recommended 10 per cent of reservation for them in jobs. He also suggested 2.5 per cent of reservation for Muslims Backward Castes, which is 6 per cent of the total population in the State. The Government of India tabled the Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Fourth Amendment) Bill, 2019 which provided 10 per cent additional quota for the EWS students of upper castes students. The Economic Weaker Section Reservation Bill was tabled in (Lok Sabha), the Lower House of the Indian Parliament on 8th January 2019. It was passed on the same day. It was 124th Amendment Bill in the Parliament.

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Social Justice, Reservation Policy, Supreme Court, Backward Classes, Economically Weaker Sections.

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"Social Justice for Backward Classes in Uttar Pradesh: An Indian Perspective", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 7, page no. pp645-655, July-2020, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2007079.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR2007079
Registration ID: 234528
Published In: Volume 7 | Issue 7 | Year July-2020
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Page No: 645-655
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

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"Social Justice for Backward Classes in Uttar Pradesh: An Indian Perspective", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 7, page no. pp645-655, July-2020, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2007079.pdf




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