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What is the origin of reservation system in India?

Asked by BALLA SATYANARAYANA, 16 Jun '09 05:58 pm
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Reservations in favour of Backward Classes (BCs) was introduced long before Independence in a large area, comprising the Presidency areas and the Princely States south of the Vindhyas. Chatrapati Sahuji Maharaj, Maharaja of Kolhapur in Maharashtra introduced reservation in favour of backward classes as early as 1902 to eradicate poverty from amongst them and to give them their due share in the State administration. The notification of 1902 created 50% reservation in services for backward classes/communities in the State of Kolhapur. This notification is the first Govt. Order providing for reservation for the welfare of depressed classes in India.
Answered by Pardeep kapoor, 16 Jun '09 06:03 pm

 
  
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Caste based reservation system was started in 1969, initially for 20 years... then it was carried forward
Answered by Aditya Misra, 16 Jun '09 06:02 pm

 
  
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Youth tend to get agitated with the concept of reservation. it was introduced to raise the standard of living and bring everybody in the society to a level playing field irrespective of caste, religion and other differences.
Answered by V Ravi Kiran, 17 Jun '09 07:06 pm

 
  
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Lower grades
Answered by prashant prashar, 17 Jun '09 11:23 am

 
  
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See, when India got independence, and India become republic in 1950,The Law was made by BR Ambedkar, There was Provision in that, reservation for SC/ST for the period of 10 years, because they are supressed,down trodden for years,to give them some relief it was started , but it was extended after every decade by political parties for their own benefits and gains.
Answered by ashwani, 16 Jun '09 06:06 pm

 
  
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To uplift backward class and scheduled classes, the reservation system has started, but now for poliltical gains, the same is being continued for ever.
Answered by Praveen, 16 Jun '09 06:04 pm

 
  
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To uplift deprived cla noe politial partieds using fo votebank an foget the purpos f uplifting they will ee tht rserved nvr coe up ineducation
Answered by Dinesh C S, 17 Jun '09 08:01 pm

 
  
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