Maharashtra Dy. Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal said there should be reservation for Other Backward Classes, not only in the Women’s Reservation Bill but also proportionately in Parliament. Let there be reservation for other backward classes (OBCs), not only in the Women’s Reservation Bill but also proportionately in all 542 seats of Parliament, Dy. Chief Minister Chaggan Bhujbal has said who is also a OBC leader. He added that such a reservation is given in local self-government bodies and they have been making the demand to implement it in Parliament and state legislature. There is already 33% quota for women to contest in local bodies and Panchayat Raj election, Chagan Bhujbal said, adding his personal opinion was that the women’s quota bill incorporates a separate quota for the OBCs. Bureau report – NMTV News.
February 2, 2016