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OBC Bill: All parties unison on states’ rights

9/08/2021 at 7:14 PM

New Delhi, August 9: Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Virendra Kumar introduced the Constitution (127th Amendment) Bill, 2021 in the Lok Sabha on Monday.

The Bill is proposed to give back power to states to identify social and economic backward classes and got the support of the Opposition.

Soon after the Bill was introduced in the Lower House to restore power to states to identify backward classes, the House was adjourned till 12.30 pm due to the continuous sloganeering by the opposition leaders.

Opposition parties had accused the Centre of assaulting the federal structure by taking states’ power to identify and list OBCs.

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