Arunachal CM welcomes 10 per cent reservation

TNN Bureau. Updated: 1/9/2019 7:16:04 PM National

Itanagar, Jan 9 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday welcomed the decision of the Centre to provide 10 per cent reservation for economically backward people in general category in jobs and educational institutions.

In a statement, Khandu said the passage of the Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill 2019 by the Lok Sabha would ensure that every poor person, irrespective of caste and creed, would get a life of dignity and access to all possible opportunities.

Lauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the historic decision, Khandu said: "With this decision, millions of poor and vulnerable brothers and sisters of our country will be benefitted."

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