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OTHER BACKWARD CLASSES (OBC)

Mandal Commission Report On the basis of certain elements of backwardness such as illiteracy and lack of education, poverty, exploitation of labour, non-representation in services and untouchability, scheduled castes and scheduled tribes are listed in the Constitution, while the third group, i.e. other backward class (OBC) is unlisted. Instead, it is loosely defined. As a result of the absence of a clear definition, the problem of other backward classes is … Read more