We didn't seek caste, caste pursued us. Mitra: I welcome your confidence in democracy. For so many years they are inducting undeserving students per your version then how come they remain prestigeous even with those undeserving students! Sheth: Your fears are exaggerated. Now, the question arises, will Tina's children apply from general category? It would not be eradicating the effects of past discrimination but perpetuating it. Reservation in most states is at 50%, but certain Indian states like Rajasthan have proposed a 68% reservation that includes a 14% reservation for forward castes in services and education.
Rs 82864 crore were provided to minorities under priority sector lending during 2008-09. It was in this context that the Prime Minister, Dr. At that time the state was totally dominated by the upper castes. A person whose father works in abroad earns millions is still applying for reservation. Our children - who are drug addicts, dropouts, delinquents, a shame to the family, a shame to society - own cars, bungalows, live in the greatest comfort and this is the sign of a meritocratic society. Now Indian youth has moved forward to judge someone on the basis of Caste but do on the basis of Talent.
As author had said that all his lower cast friends had better college than him though he had much hardworking than that does not implies he got better marks than other. This merely reflects our ignorance. What do you want to do with past? The decision was challenged in the Supreme Court, which upheld it in 2012 by rejecting the government's argument because it failed to furnish sufficient valid data to justify the move to promote employees on a caste basis. If the backward rely on the politicians completely and think reservations would help them out then they would be repeating the mistake that they have been repeating all these years. And I expect this phenomenon to spread. The debate is regarding whether reservation should still be continued on the basis of caste, or should be for economically backward people, who probably have the merit but cannot afford continuing studies, or who perhaps deserve, and are more in need of the job.
Falling over backwards: An essay on reservations and judicial populism. Human psyche tells us that once their grandchildren will get benefits from the reservation policy they will realise that they do not need it anymore and will discard it. For centuries, these groups have been exploited and now comes the Indian nation state which tries to restore a particular balance. India, as a country, has been divided on the basis of caste, creed and religion since times immemorial. As a result it will give rise to communal riots and violence. Committees and Commissions on the Issue of Reservation : a. Only the first one has the castes or classes which are considered socially backward by others.
And if you go further down to find out why, you realise that they are not there because a completely skewed educational system does not give them the opportunities. A student who scores 180 marks in a single competitive examination is not necessarily superior or more suitable than the one who scores 120. While the unreserved segments, keep on opposing the provision, the neediest sections from within the reserved segments are hardly aware about how to get benefited from the provision or even whether there are such provisions. It was easy at that point of time to recognize under privileged based on their castes as most of these under privileged people belonged to some specific castes. But it's a question of political morality. The country is not treating the backward community as equally as we think it does. Government needs to open more universities and more colleges or at least give supports who are trying to open new colleges and universities.
Opinions are clearly divided between those who feel that the reservations are nothing but a political gimmick and should be opposed at all costs, and those who say the move will genuinely help lift the status of the backward classes. From teachers to politicians, from students to employees, every profession is jolted by the reservation system. Reservation is no doubt good, as far as it is a method of appropriate positive discrimination for the benefit of the downtrodden and economically backward Sections o, the society but when it tends to harm the society and ensures privileges for some at the cost of others for narrow political ends, as it is in the present form, it should be done away with, as soon possible. Now that college decides cut off marks for every category according to the competition. It was very easy to arrive at a very self-serving consciousness. Archived from on 19 June 2009.
Conclusion Since I have already mentioned some of the reasons for the failure of the existing system I think the time for introspection has come. The Congress has lost its traditional voter base over the last decade. I welcome this because of this society's extraordinary resilience in turning into deities all those who disturbed it. Gradually this reservation policy is to be implemented in private institutions. The motive of having reservation then was the eagerness to modernise through the promotion of education and industry and maintaining unity among themselves.
There are still people in the backward community who have no education. We would request our readers not to jump to any conclusion until they have read the entire post. Electorates for other religions, such as Islam and Sikhism, remained separate. You can buy anything for your son. It talks of extending reservations down the line into educational institutions to the point where it even suggests that separate hostels be set up for backward class students.
You are born in the age of prosperity, enjoying it and want to enjoy more. If you are thinking that he is having a government job then you are wrong. It is not that the backward have not progressed but the percentage is less because those who have already availed reservation and progressed keep getting it again. Religious minority Muslim or Christian educational institutes also have 50% reservation for Muslim or Christian religions. So, forget for a moment about the arguments for and against quotas. Those who are against reservation should confine their aspiration as per the poppulation of their clan.