Reservation row: Now Ram Vilas Paswan seeks quota for SC, ST in private sector

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Thursday demanded that the Centre come up with a law which entitle reservation for the backward classes in the private sector jobs as it would help in the development of backward classes, SC and STs in the country.

“We demand that there should be a law which enables there should be reservation for backward classes, SCs and STs in the private sector jobs too. We see that even after so many years of independence the condition of Dalits in the country is still very bad,” Paswan told reporters on the sidelines of a party programme here last night.

Paswan further demanded that Centre should come up with residential schools in blocks of country where there will be 75 percent reservation for the dalits.

While talking about future plans of LJP in West Bengal, Paswan said party has plans to contest elections in the state.