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50% reservation in Bihar judicial services, women quota remains

The reservation will include 21 per cent for EBCs, 12 per cent for OBCs, 16 per cent for SCs and one for STs.

Written by Santosh Singh | Patna | Updated: December 28, 2016 6:59 pm
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The Bihar government Tuesday approved 50 per cent reservation in the state’s judicial services with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s Cabinet clearing the Bihar Uchcha Nyayik Seva (Sansodhan) Niymawali, 2016, and Bihar Asainik Seva (Sansodhan) Niymawali, 2016.

Calling it a “historic decision”, Cabinet Secretary Brajesh Mehrotra said, “In the light of the Supreme Court judgment of September 2016, in the State of Bihar vs Dayanand Singh case, the state cabinet decided to grant 50 per cent reservation in subordinate and superior judicial services for direct appointment after due consultation with the Patna High Court and Bihar Public Service Commission .”

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The reservation will include 21 per cent for EBCs, 12 per cent for OBCs, 16 per cent for SCs and one for STs. There will be 35 per cent reservation for women in all categories under existing policy.

Earlier, there was a provision for 27 per cent reservation in subordinate services and no quota in superior services. Currently, there are about 1,100 vacancies in both categories, said officials.

Posts under subordinate services include judicial magistrates and munsif magistrates. Superior services include additional and district judges.

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    hitender
    Dec 28, 2016 at 5:53 am
    Laloo and Mr. Nitish have ensured that in-spite of talent and excillence Bihar shall remain backward state for another century.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Who country is suffering from this reservation system. No one wants government services due to its mediocre or sub standard quality of service. Reason, wrong people at the job due to reservation. What a shame.
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      Mahesh kumar
      Dec 28, 2016 at 2:18 pm
      It is bad desion of nitish kr again new topper can be formd as privoious histroy
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        BN Prasad
        Dec 29, 2016 at 7:52 am
        RAH pakar ke sab chale Raja rank phakir .Rah chhor tin hi chale Sayer bir saput.Historical dicision after late karpuri thakur.God bless you sir for this.
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          Santosh
          Dec 28, 2016 at 2:07 pm
          Reservation in bihar judicial exam is one of very bad decision of Nitish kumar government.
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            Chirayu
            Dec 28, 2016 at 4:45 am
            in 21st century politicians like nitish n laaloo are interested in caste based n not merit based employments... how shameless regressive divisive n biased politics they r playing... who gives them the rights that they can strip off employment from common man? does general quota has no voice in politics?
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