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General category poor large segment, not covered under any existing quota scheme: Centre to SC

IndiaTimes Thursday, 22 September 2022
The Centre on Thursday vehemently defended in the Supreme Court the 103rd constitutional amendment, which provides a 10-per cent quota in jobs and education to those in the economically weaker section (EWS) category, saying this was "necessitated" to benefit the general category poor, a "large segment" of population not covered under any existing reservation scheme.
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