NEW LOLLIPOP OF QUOTA
The new drama over quotas is nothing, but a lollipop from the BJP to the general public. This is an absurd proposition meant only to get back lost political mileage after election losses in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. The saffron party has crushed the dreams of the general category through such moves. The bill needed to be sent to the standing committee of Parliament for proper vetting. Modi has been a failure and his regime has left the country in chaos. The voter of this country must ensure that his/her voice is heard in the general elections.
Aadil Yousf, Chandigarh
may not pass muster. An alternative could be to reduce the quotas of other reserved categories to keep the overall reservation percentage at 50%. The BJP also had this strategy in mind, while pushing through the bill in such a manner.
Lal Singh Statistics Office’s first advance estimate of the Gross Domestic Product projects per capita annual gross national income at around ₹1 lakh. Assuming a family of five (all earning, which is unlikely to happen), the average household income in India would then be just over ₹5.1 lakh. All that this means is that the limit of ₹8 lakh is very high. If we follow this, the number of families getting the benefits of reservation will be about 98% of total households in the country.
Kamal Arora, Panchkula demanded that the ex-cm should have counted one or two of Sukhu’s good works also to motivate party cadre and to inspire them to meet new challenges. Such negative attitude of the former CM is likely to damage solidarity in the party and may also sharpen the existing vertical division among warring factions. This means advantage BJP.
RM Ramaul, and in the public sphere.
Arvinder Kaur, Mohali