Women's Reservation: Govt Stuck on OBC Issue, Congress Supports OBC for First Time
On the very first day of the new Parliament building, the Modi government has raised high hopes for 2024 with the presentation of the Women's Reservation Bill. However, the opposition, especially Congress, is weakening the ruling BJP's efforts by raising reasonable concerns over its moves. Congress, which was not prepared for OBC reservation, particularly 'quota within quota,' until recently, is now not only prepared but demanding it. It remains to be seen what amendments the opposition INDIA aliance proposes on the bill and how the government responds. Why has the OBC issue become a challenge for the BJP government? In 'Aaj Ki Baat,' senior journalist Urmilesh analyses.
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