EWS reservation in India is not inclusive enough
The upper caste quota completely overturns the original logic of reservations in India, says a new study
The general category reservation also highlights how caste remains a critical marker of disadvantage, even among the poor
New Delhi: Earlier this year, Parliament passed the Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill 2019 to help the economically weaker sections (EWS) of Indian society. However, new research suggests that the move may not benefit those who really deserve it.