Gujarat EBC Quota: State Govt Moves SC

| August 9 , 2016 , 19:38 IST
[caption id="attachment_214667" align="aligncenter" width="700"]Gujarat EBC Quota: State Govt Moves SC Gujarat EBC Quota: State Govt Moves SC[/caption] Gujarat government on Tuesday, moved Supreme Court against High Court order quashing ordinance providing 10% quota for economically backward among unreserved category. ALSO READ: Gujarat HC Rejects State’s Notification For EBC Quota The 10 per cent quota for Economically Backward Classes (EBC) was announced in April this year, by the state government is a first for a prosperous state like Gujarat where the political verdict over the last two decades has been powered by the dominant agrarian community– the Patidars. Currently in Gujarat, Other Backward Castes (OBCs) have a 27 per cent quota, the Scheduled Castes (SCs) quota is seven per cent and Scheduled Tribes (STs) get 15 per cent reservation.