Shivraj Chouhan gets felicitated for implementing EWS reservation for poor in general category
BHOPAL: A number of people represeting the poor among unreserved general category, thanked and felicitated CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan.
The event was held in Bhopal. In the presence of Cooperative Minister Arvind Singh Bhadoria and MLA Mandsaur Yashpal Singh Sisodia, he was honored for the decision to give 10 percent reservation to the poor general category of Madhya Pradesh in all recruitments and for relaxation in minimum passing marks.
Representatives of the general class from different places of the state were also present.In reply to felicitation, Chouhan said that justice to all classes is his view point. No one should be deprived of justice. The general class has an important contribution in the development of the nation.
"We all are children of Mother India. Injustice will not be allowed to happen to any class. Prime Minister Modi is committed to the fact that every section should get its rights. I am also in favour of this. As soon as this matter came to my notice, there was no delay in taking a decision", he said.
Speaking further, he said that if there is discrepancy in other areas also, then on being pointed out, necessary decisions will be taken after examination. It is noteworthy that this system is applicable only in five states of the country, in which Madhya Pradesh is also included.
With this decision, opportunities have increased for poor general youth of Madhya Pradesh to join various services. EWS means Economically Weaker Section and the quota would help members of the Upper Castes or the Forward Communities who are poor and economically backward, in education and employment.