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HEINOUS DISCRIMINATION in the name of RESERVATION has been going on in this country for 63 years. Why do we retain the concept of EQUAL RIGHTS to ALL in our constitution?

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Asked by Shunmugham, 26 Jan '13 01:18 pm
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Our Constitution sails in two boats.. it provides equality as well as discrimination. Endorse Individualism under Community Rights.. Reservation in any form is an indicator of Discrimination.. Protection to the weaker section should have been in the Directive Principles and not Fundamental Rights.
Answered by Sharmila Bose, 26 Jan '13 02:10 pm

 
  
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Equal rights does not mean donning away with the reservation policy. Reservation policy is necessitated because some section of the people does not catch up with others in progressing. When you are laying a road you have to fill the pot holes and lay the tar layer equally and smoothly. Uneven surfaces only create accidents. For a nation to move coherently such reservation is necessary until every section of people improved to compete each other. The long years of 63 years reflect poor governance than other things. Equal rights can exist between equal partners only. To be fair we have to create equate partners before equal rights. As a person belonging to a forward community I have no regrets in advocation reservation for some more years.
Answered by Josna, 26 Jan '13 01:26 pm

 
  
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It will continue till a new system of governance is evolved.....the politicians will not let it vanish for their selfish motives.....
Answered by Parminder Singh, 26 Jan '13 01:23 pm

 
  
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Yes this reservatin was for some years only, now that everyone has benefitted we must remove it
Answered by Kalpana Roy, 26 Jan '13 04:17 pm

 
  
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Just to exploit the sentiments of a section of the society
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 26 Jan '13 06:27 pm

 
  
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It is bad
Answered by chela, 26 Jan '13 05:21 pm

 
  
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Our nation is not equal for all
Answered by Annika, 26 Jan '13 04:26 pm

 
  
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What ever said and done, Govt has to consider economically weaker section and try to improve their socio and economic condition. Education is one part and we have miles to move
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 26 Jan '13 03:56 pm

 
  
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Do we have equal right for all in practice even forgetting about this problem in what way is the govt treating all as equal
Answered by iqbal seth, 26 Jan '13 01:39 pm

 
  
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Article 14 provides for equality before law The State shall not deny to any person equality before the law or the equal protection of the laws within the territory of India Prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth
Article 15 provides for prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth
Article 16 provides for equality of opportunity in matters of public employment
The provisions made in the Articles 16, 335, 338, 340, 341 & 342 of the Constitution
relate to reservation, protection and safeguards, in public employment in
respect of the persons belonging to the SCs/STs and other backward
classes.
Article 335 is related to claims of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes to services and posts.- The claims of the members of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes shall be taken into consideration, consistently with the maintenance of efficiency of administration, in the making of appointment ...more
Answered by soumyen sarkar, 26 Jan '13 04:24 pm

 
  
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