per cent quota for the poor among the general category was in tune with Modi government's commitment to ensure development
of all sections. The Constitutional amendment to provide the 10 per
cent quota in government jobs and higher education to the Economically Weaker Secions (EWS) among the general category
received assent of President Ram Nath Kovind January 12. Some sections of the society have opposed this
provision saying it has violated the Constitution which doesn't recognise economic backwardness as the criterion for
reservation. Addressing a public rallyhere on the concluding day
reservation to realise Dalit icon Ambedkar's dream of the egalitarian society.
"Babasaheb Ambedkar had talked about liberty, equality and fraternity. He enshrined reservation in Constitution to
ensure equality and the quota facility was provided for people who were economically and socially backward. Ambedkar's dream
not get benefits of reservation, and those among them who are economically backward who could contribute in the development
of the country, should also get reservation. "With this objective, the prime minister provided 10
per cent reservation to fulfil the goal of 'Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas'," Singh said.
months under PM Modi, which he said is the "truth" accepted by economists across the world.
"The situation will become totally clear if you compare 55 years of work by the successive Congress
governments to the work done by Modi government in the last 55 months," he said.
He said in a group of ten nations, the Indian economy has jumped to the sixth slot from previous ninth rank in the
China to be among the top three nations by 2030, and its credit goes to the prime minister.
Singh said many political powers are trying to mislead the dalit community .
which has proved that they are the only one who revere Babasaheb Ambedkar," he added.
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