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#LokSabha begins discussion on #Constitution (127th Amendment) Bill.
Protests have subsided for the time being.

Dr. Virender Kumar, Minister of Social Justice speaks on the Bill, claims that states will have the right to notify OBC lists for their states.

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary, INC on #Constitution (127th) Amendment Bill:
- We had warned Govt in 2018 that states rights were being taken away, but Govt didn't listen. Wasted its time and money in Supreme Court petition
- Govt has majority, so doesn't listen

Chowdhary continues on Constitution #OBCreservation Bill:
- When states started protesting, people started protesting and with an eye on election, you brought this Bill now
- But we also demand that 50% ceiling be removed, approach SC, let states decide

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TW: Sexual Violence

📢📢 THREAD: 37% Rise in Rape Cases Against Women from Scheduled Castes In Last 4 Years #FIIDailyEdit

According to @IndiaSpend's analysis of the Crime in #India 2019 report, cases of rape against #women from scheduled #castes increased by 37%, and of assault by 20%, in the past four years.

The analysis also mentioned that #UttarPradesh recorded the highest increase in #crime against #women, at 66.7%, in the four years to 2019. Overall, crimes against people from the scheduled #castes increased by 18.8%.

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