Affirmative Action: Caste, Class And Quotas In India
The Indian constitution had demanded to follow the quota system to give the backward classes an advantage to rise in the society for only thirty years from the day the constitution was established, however it is still in use. These reservations are creating a rift among the people, as someone who is more deserving is losing the post for someone who belongs to the backward category.
An example would be of the massive protest done by the student of IIM’s and AIIMS to oppose the government rule of imposing 27 % of reservation to OBC (Other backward classes).Admission rate for these prestigious institutes is as low as 0.75% , these reservation will make the entry more stringent.
India has discrimination on bases of Religion, languages, and caste (Reservations are creating a