Welcome bill on reservation: Gujjar leader
Sawai Madhopur, Feb 14 : Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla welcomed the passing of the Rajasthan Backward Classes Amendment Bill, 2019 in the state assembly and said that he wants all political leaders, and ministers to review it.
Rajasthan government on Wednesday passed the bill in the state Assembly, earmarking five per cent reservation for the community in government jobs and educational institutions.
Protests by Gujjars in various parts of the state over the past several days had affected train and road services in the state.
The Bill was tabled in the Rajasthan Assembly earlier in the day and was passed unanimously in the state Assembly.
Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot said the state government will approach the Centre for an amendment in the Constitution which would make its implementation possible.
I want to congratulate Rajasthan government as we have passed the Gujjar reservation bill today. The Gujjar community was waiting for so long. It is a historic moment for us. Pilot said.