SC quota order: Guj Cong to protest on Feb 17 against BJP
bound to provide reservation in appointments and there is no fundamental right to claim quota in promotions.
The apex court said this while dealing with pleas regarding Uttarakhand government's September 5, 2012 decision
to fill up all posts in public services in the state without providing reservations to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled
court ruling was unfortunate and alleged that the BJP-RSS was trying to end reservations in the country.
an attack on the Constitution," Satav said. "The BJP always wanted to make sure Dalits, tribals
and other backward classes remained deprived of their rights. The Congress will oppose this judgement and will not allow BJP
to implement its agenda. In Gujarat, we have planned protests on February 17," he told reporters here.
Gujarat Congress president Amit Chavda said a mega rally will be held near the statue of Dr BR Ambedkar in
Sarangpur area here on February 17 against the apex court order.
"We will start with this state level programme on February 17 and then we will have district and block level
programmes in the days to come. We will fight till the end against the BJP. The Congress will not let the BJP remove
reservations," Chavda said.
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