Elections 2019: Modi govt woos upper castes with 10% reservation3 min read . Updated: 07 Jan 2019, 10:51 PM IST
The upper caste reservation comes amid election losses for the BJP in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh and follows quota agitations by Jats in Haryana, Patels in Gujarat and Marathas in Maharashtra
New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Union government has decided to grant 10% reservation to economically weaker sections in the general category, especially upper castes that is core voter base of the party. The decision has been taken with an eye on the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
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