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Cabinet nod for scrapping Anglo-Indian Lok Sabha quota


According to the law, 84 of the 543 seats in the Lok Sabha are reserved for Scheduled Castes and 47 for Scheduled Tribes. In addition, the government nominates two members from the Anglo-Indian community, making it a house of 545 members.

india Updated: Dec 05, 2019 05:36 IST

Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrives to attend the ongoing winter session of Parliament, at Parliament House, in New Delhi on Wednesday, November 27, 2019. (Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

The Union Cabinet approved a proposal on Wednesday to do away with the provisions that allowed representation of the Anglo-Indian community in ...


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