Three charts that show why reservations are desirable
Scheduled castes are the most backward, followed by scheduled tribes and other backward classes, shows NSSO data
In October, a two-judge Supreme Court bench commented that “national interest requires doing away with all forms of reservations in higher education". The judges also expressed regret that “some privileges remained unchanged" even after 68 years of independence. Debate on reservations has always been of a polarizing nature in India and abroad.