Monday, December 17, 2012

RS nod to SC/ST quota bill.

New Delhi, Dec 17 (PTI) : The Constitution amendment bill providing for quota in promotions for SCs and STs in government jobs was today passed by Rajya Sabha with an overwhelming support in which the Samajwadi Party was isolated.

The Constitution (117th Amendment) bill got the backing of 206 members while 10 voted against the legislation in a House of 245. A total of 216 members were present.

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