Chandigarh: Congress to give 27% Backward Class quota for gazetted jobs if voted to power

Addressing a ‘Backward Classes Sammelan’ at Hisar, Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala also promised Rs 500 crore per annum in soft loans to unemployed BC youths on 4 per cent interest and filling up of backlog of posts in government jobs within a year.

By: Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: August 12, 2018 1:40:02 am
During a ‘Backward Classes Sammelan’ in Hisar. (Express photo)

Senior Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala said Saturday that his party would give 27% reservation for Backward Classes (BC) in gazetted government jobs if it was voted to power in upcoming Assembly polls in the state.

Addressing a ‘Backward Classes Sammelan’ at Hisar, Surjewala also promised Rs 500 crore per annum in soft loans to unemployed BC youths on 4 per cent interest and filling up of backlog of posts in government jobs within a year. Surjewala claimed it was always the Congress government which increased the reservation quota for backward classes in the state.

 

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