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Students Divided over OBC Reservation

by Medindia Content Team on  May 9, 2006 at 11:01 AM Education News   - G J E 4
Students Divided over OBC Reservation
Medical students in north Bihar's Muzaffarpur and Darbhanga towns staged widespread demonstrations with sit-ins, burning of effigies and road blocks both in support as well as in opposition over the proposed reservation for OBCs in premier technical institutions of the country.
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Students of Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) in Muzaffarpur burnt the effigy of Union HRD minister Arjun Singh whereas their counterparts in Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) chanted slogans denouncing Singh's cabinet colleague Kapil Sibal for his opposition to the move.

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The medical students at Muzaffarpur accused Arjun Singh of trying to divide the society on caste lines, and warned that if the proposed quota were not shelved, agitations would only intensify further.

However 300 medicos of DMCH took out a march from Karpoori Chowk to their medical college in support of the proposed reservation for the OBCs, staged a sit-in and blocked the road in front of the institution for four hours from 9 am till 1 pm.

These medicos later submitted an 8-point charter of demands to the District Magistrate, which included lowering the cut-off mark for eligibility to take CBSE medical entrance tests for SC, ST and OBC to 40 per cent, exemption from mandatory interview for admission to technical institution in addition to the reservation for the OBC in medical and technical institutions.

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IT IS SHAME TO BE AN INDIAN BECAUSE OF POLITICALPARTIES WHO ARE BAGGING ON VOTES THROUGH CASTE SYSTEM, FOR THIS THEY ARE EXTENDING RESERVATION TO OBC, WHO ARE REALLY RICHER THEN SO CALLED FORWARD CLASS CALLED ALSO OC.GOVT SHOULD GIVE HAVE GIVEN TO UNDERPREVILAGED IN OBC, THAT IS ECONOMICAL SYSTEM WHO ARE ECONOMICALLY WEAK.GOVT IS NOW DIVIDING HINDU IN THE NAME OF SECULAR SINCE OPPOSITION PARTY SHOULD NOT COME, THEY WANT TO INSTIGATE CASTE SYSTEM LIKE TAMILNADU, DIVIDE HINDU PRO- MINORITY SEPERATING HINDU FORWARD CLASS.IT IS THE INSTIGATION OF KARUNANITHI WHO STARTED CASTE SYSTEM LIKE ANTI NORTH ANTI HINDI ANTI HINDU STARTED LANGUAGE ISSUE. I REQ POLITICAL PARTIES NOT TO BOW TO VOTES GIVE RESERVATION ECONOMICALLY BACKWARD, GIVE CREAMY LAYER TO RICHER OBC. NOW INDIA IS BLINKING BECAUSE OF CASTE SYSTEM AND RESERVATION SYSTEM THAT EVEN GUJJAR IS STARTING TO INCLUDE THE CASTE INTO ST CATEGORY IT IS OF COMMUNIST AND CONGRESS TO DIVIDE HINDU AND STARTING CASTE SYSTEM.
guest Thursday, May 31, 2007
Initially it was backward class benefited by the reservation. Then came Arjun with Other Backward classes. One 'O' prefixed to BC. Another Arjun will come and add another 'O' to OBC and it will be other Other Other Backward Classes. Then another Arjun. I would like to ask these Arjuns and the Honourable Prime Minister that how many 'O' You the politicians going prefix the BC? D. V. Patwardhan
guest Monday, June 5, 2006
I would like to reply for the earlier comment "Are OBC Donkeys". Ya, it definitely sounds that OBCs are donkeys and hence they are demanding for lowering cut-off marks and reservations. If OBC people think that they are as competent and intellect as open category students are then why BEG for reservations and lowering of cut off marks. I am against RESERVATION and not against any caste or community, let everything be competetive open for all.
guest Wednesday, May 24, 2006
Guys stop shouting at all this... There will be no progress on this issue for the next 'n' number of generations. Better think about more saner options like leaving India for jobs elsewhere before they make jobs in private sector reserved too. There is no fun in living in a country and being treated as second rate citizens by his/her own people. It would be better to get that treatment elsewhere (in a different country) where we really deserve that.
guest Wednesday, May 24, 2006
well this is really bad this will deteriorate the quality of all premier instis. financial back up is sensible this is outrageous.
guest Wednesday, May 17, 2006
In the present times there is no place for this kind of reservations, wake up OBC - this country is not anymore about subsidies and it is the same with human power.
guest Tuesday, May 9, 2006
Reservation based on economic backwardness would be better than caste difference.
guest Tuesday, May 9, 2006
DO WE THINK OBCs ARE DONKEYS? THEY TOO HAVE TALENT AND MERIT,MIND IT. ISTRONGLY SUPPORT RESERATION
guest Tuesday, May 9, 2006

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