Tamil Nadu: CM Stalin rejects EWS reservation, AIADMK-BJP boycott all-party meeting
Chennai. An all-party meeting chaired by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Saturday rejected the constitutional amendment providing 10 per cent quota to the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS), saying it created “caste discrimination” among the poor. Is. Main opposition AIADMK and its ally BJP boycotted the meeting. The meeting urged the state government to go ahead strongly with the decision to file a review petition against the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the EWS reservation.
The ruling DMK has already announced that it EWS Reservation Will file a review petition against the Supreme Court’s decision of 8 November to uphold
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All party meeting rejected 103rd constitutional amendment
It has been said in the all-party meeting that we reject the 103rd Constitutional Amendment, in which 10 percent reservation has been provided to the progressed castes. It is against the social justice envisaged by the constitution and various judgments of the apex court and creates caste discrimination among the poor.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : November 12, 2022, 19:05 IST