Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Friday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his efforts that helped pass the upper-caste quota bill in Parliament, News18 reported.
“The economically backward youths had a demand for years, our government solved their problem,” Shah said at the party’s two-day national council meet that began in New Delhi on Friday. “We are grateful to PM Modi for this momentous step.”
The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed the Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Fourth Amendment) Bill, 2019, a day after it was passed in the Lok Sabha. The bill seeks to provide 10% reservations in aided and unaided institutions to the economically backward from upper castes. Shah said this was one of the most important legislation passed in Parliament.
Shah said the upcoming Lok Sabha elections would be “extremely important” for both his party and the country. “It is important for the youth, it is important to millions of people in the country waiting for development,” he said. “We are making every effort to make Vivekananda’s imagination of India a reality under the leadership of PM Modi.”
The theme of the two-day meet is “Abki Baar Phir Modi Sarkar” [Once again Modi’s government], The Indian Express reported. Other senior leaders present at the…
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