September 28, 2017 3:18 pm. OBC Loan Assistance By Gujarat Backward Caste Development Corporation Other Backward Class (OBC) is a collective term used by the Government of India to classify castes which are educationally or socially disadvantaged. We brief you on the latest and most important developments, three times a day. Barot Vahivancha Charan, Gadhvi, Gadhavi (where they are not Scheduled Tribe) -do- 5. Candidates belonging to OBC recruited on the basis of merit in an open competition should not be adjusted against their reservation quota of 27 per cent. The quantum of reservation should be the same as in the government services, i.e. Norms must be fixed keeping in view the peculiar features in different States and Union Territories. Below a list of Scheduled Caste communities and their population according to the 2001 … In fact, in Dhoraji, Kolis outnumber Kadva Patels, whose youth are seen as the more ardent Hardik Patel supporters. The Court has requested Parliament to exclude the children of MPs and MLAs as well. Malpur Taluka of Sabarkantha district has total population of 97838 as per the Census 2011. 27 percent of reservation was recommended owing to the legal constraint that the total quantum of reservation should not exceed 50 percent. Caste wise 1. OBCs threaten to 'uproot' Gujarat govt if Patels given reservation. The BJP’s hope is hinged on three main poll planks. But the governments at centre have been silent on the %ge of OBC population. After the Patidars and Rajputs, it is the Brahmin community that has come out in Gujarat to seek reservations, approached the Other Backward Class (OBC) Commission on Monday asking it to carry out a survey of the community. Gujarat’s minorities may have a common enemy in the ruling party and government for now. It is one of several official classifications of the population of India, along with Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (SCs and STs). Since 1931, no caste census has been conducted, either in Gujarat or in India. The president may by order appoint a commission consisting of such persons as he thinks fit to investigate the conditions of socially and educationally backward classes within the territory of India and the difficulties under which they labour and to make recommendations as to the steps that should be taken by the union or any state to remove such difficulties and as to improve their condition and as to the grants that should be made, and the order appointing such commission shall define the procedure to be followed by the commission. [citation needed], Below is the distribution of population of each religion by caste categories, obtained from merged sample of Schedule 1 and Schedule 10 of available data from the National Sample Survey Organisation 55th (1999–2000) and National Sample Survey Organisation 61st Rounds (2004–05) Round Survey.[9]. You have reached your limit for free articles this month. Rising Discontent Among Dalit-OBC-Patidar Combine Poses a Serious Challenge for BJP in Gujarat. Other Backward Class (OBC) is a collective term used by the Government of India to classify castes which are educationally or socially disadvantaged. ", "Justice G. Rohini, chief of OBC sub-categorization panel, is no stranger to quota issue", "President Kovind appoints five-member commission to examine OBC sub-categorization", "Why OBC Sub-Categorisation Will Be Modi's Ultimate Surgical Strike", "Caste and class: On OBC sub-categorisation", "Panel to split OBCs into sub-categories - Times of India", "OBC sub-categorisation: An idea that bloomed for BJP in U.P. As we fight disinformation and misinformation, and keep apace with the happenings, we need to commit greater resources to news gathering operations. The OBCs, on the other hand, make up for 51 percent of the state's population. Scheduled Castes are the most Depressed Classes of India who were traditionally excluded from the society. It is a reflection of the weight of the OBC population in the state – around a staggering 40%. The creamy layer criteria was introduced at Rs 100,000 in 1993, and revised to Rs 250,000 in 2004, Rs 450,000 in 2008 and Rs 600,000 in 2013. Patels are said to be forming 12 per cent of Gujarat population. Gujarat’s minorities may have a common enemy in the ruling party and government for now. [44] On 21 July 2015, Supreme Court rejected Centre's review plea for its verdict of quashing Jat reservation in OBCs. All private sector undertakings which have received financial assistance from the government in one form or other should also be obliged to recruit personnel on the aforesaid basis. The OBC population is much higher than what rural household survey has revealed." The OBCs’ list in Gujarat includes 146 castes, including 17 from the Muslim community. In Gujarat, where Patels constitute roughly between 15 and 20 per cent of the 63-million-strong population, they continue to own large tracts of land. There are 53 seats in northern and 40 seats in Central Gujarat. Children of those with family income above. in fraud case. Political parties in India have attempted to use these communities as votebanks. [48], Lists of OBCs are maintained by both the National Commission for Backward Classes and the individual states. [27], The term creamy layer was first coined by Justice Krishna Iyer in 1975 in State of Kerala vs NM Thomas case, wherein he observed that "the danger of 'reservation', it seems to me, is three-fold. If material is shown to the Central Government that the Institution deserves to be included in the Schedule (institutes which are excluded from reservations) of The Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Act, 2006 (No. OBC, Patidar, Rajput, Adivasi Voters play an important role in defeat and victory. It is one of several official classifications of the population of India, along with General Class, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (SCs and STs). The party’s campaign has emphasised this point in the context of the OBC Bill, and the way the Opposition blocked it in Parliament, as well as the way non-Yadav OBCs had voted for the BJP in States like Uttar Pradesh. [5] Likewise, in 2015, at educational institutes, funds meant for OBC students under the reservation policy were not used properly or were underused in cases of upgrading infrastructure as well as in violation of faculty recruitment of OBCs according to the 49% reservation policy.[6]. Like in the case of both Lalu Prasad Yadav and Mulayam Singh Yadav, the Muslim-Yadav combination can only go so far. This can be done only after exclusion of the creamy layer for which necessary data must be obtained by the Central Government from the State Governments and Union Territories. List of Scheduled Castes in Gujarat. The Central Government shall examine as to the desirability of fixing a cut off marks in respect of the candidates belonging to the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) to balance reservation with other societal interests and to maintain standards of excellence. [34] NCBC also recommended sub-division of OBCs into 'backward', 'more backward' and 'extremely backward' blocs and divide 27% quota amongst them in proportion to their population, to ensure that stronger OBCs don't corner the quota benefits. [45], The Karnataka State Government has issued notification granting OBC reservation benefits to Brahmin Christian, Kuruba Christian, Madiga Christian, Akkasali Christian, Sudri Christian, Scheduled Caste converted to Christianity, Setty Balija Christian, Nekara Christian, Paravar Christian and Lambani Christian. Its report stated that prime beneficiaries of 97% OBC reservation includes Yadav, Kurmi, Jat (Jats of Rajasthan except those of Bharatpur and Dholpur district are in Central OBC list), Saini, Thevar, Ezhava and Vokkaliga castes. As per a rough estimate, the Patidars account for 11 to 12 per cent of Gujarat's six crore population. OBC sub-categorisation have already been implemented at State level by 11 states : West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Bihar, Jammu and kashmir region and Haryana, and the union territory of Puducherry. Extrapolating on the 1931 Census, the OBCs, excluding Muslim OBCs, comprise 35.6% of the total population, with the Koli-Thakore block the largest, … Language; Watch; Edit; This article is an orphan, as no other articles link to it. A separate Ministry of Welfare was established in 1985 (renamed in 1998 to the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment) to attend to matters relating to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and OBCs. 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Patan Taluka of Patan district has total population of 449480 as per the Census 2011. Undertaking caste-wise enumeration of population in the census of 1961; Relating social backwardness of a class to its low position in the traditional caste hierarchy of Indian society; Treating all women as a class as "backward"; Reservation of 70 per cent seats in all technical and professional institutions for qualified students of backward classes. The large crowds now being drawn by Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader Hardik Patel has again focussed attention on this community, and whether it will, finally, desert the BJP in toto, in parts, or not at all. [30][31][32] The creamy layer is only applicable in the case of Other Backward Castes and not applicable on other group like SC or ST. Please introduce links to this page from ; try the Find link tool for suggestions. “In the total population of the state, 7 per cent are SC, 14 per cent ST and 56 per cent OBC to which I belong,” Chauhan added. & Date 1. There is a reason for this. Extrapolating on the 1931 Census, the OBCs, excluding Muslim OBCs, comprise 35.6% of the total population, with the Koli-Thakore block the largest, followed by artisan castes at 6.1%; Bharwad (Gadaria) at 2%; and other middle castes at 3.3%. Else others Kham theory who still have some memory of the Congress’ Kshatriya Harijan Adivasi Muslim (KHAM). Reserved quota remaining unfilled should be carried forward for a period of three years and de-reserved thereafter. This is a question which could help us in understanding reservation better. Nevertheless, a breakdown of the population of Gujarat into major religious, caste and tribal groups according to the census of 1931 is pre­sented in the following table to give a rough idea of the size of at least some castes. It is one of several official classifications of the population of India, along with Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (SCs and STs). The total population growth in this decade was 19.28 percent while in previous decade it was 22.48 percent. The exercise in Andhra found 55,35,997 OBC HHs out of total 1,27,52,234 (43.41%); 43,13,699 OBC HHs out of total 92,16,953 (46.80%) in Rajasthan. While this was 7.41 per cent of the total population in Gujarat in 1991, it went down … The Gujarat population comprises approximately 43 per cent OBCs, 12.5 per cent Patidars or Patels, and 9 per cent Muslims. Rishi Sankhla. As for the size of other castes, I shall make mainly relative statements. The number of backward castes and communities was 3,743 in the initial list of Mandal Commission set up in 1979–80. Thousands of Other Backward Class communities' members held a rally here on Sunday to counter the agitation of the Patel community which is demanding OBC status and threatened to "uproot" the Gujarat government if it bows to the demand of the Patels. Barot Vahivancha Charan, Gadhvi, Gadhavi (where they are not Scheduled Tribe) -do- 5. Population of Gujarat - With a Population of 71,521,926 Gujarat is the 10th largest state in terms of Population in India. With this general recommendation the commission proposed the following overall scheme of reservation for OBC: These recommendations in total are applicable to all recruitment to public sector undertakings, both under the central and state governments as well as to nationalised banks. The backward classes have been almost equally divided between the BJP and the Congress in past elections. Junagadh district of Gujarat has total population of 2743082 as per the Census 2011. Relaxation in the upper age limit for direct recruitment should be extended to the candidates of OBC in the same manner as done in the case of. 2. Take for instance, the constituency of Dhoraji in Rajkot district. It has helped us keep apace with events and happenings. [11][12] The number of backward castes in Central list of OBCs has now increased to 5,013 (without the figures for most of the Union Territories) in 2006 as per National Commission for Backward Classes. [13][14][15] Mandal Commission developed 11 indicators or criteria to identify OBCs, of which four were economic. The actual OBC reservation will continue to be 27% and within this the committee will have to do the re-arranging. 9 Min Read. Though scattered across many sub-communities, the OBC population, including the influential Thakors in north and Kolis in central Gujarat and Saurashtra, account for around 40 per cent. Gujarat Government Yojana 2020 List Gujarati In PDF. Ahir Ayar Bericha -do- 3. The OBC list in Gujarat includes 146 communities and is estimated to be about 40% of the state’s population india Updated: Sep 14, 2017, 23:58 IST Kumar Uttam ... A commission so appointed shall investigate the matters referred to them and present to the president a report setting out the facts as found by them and making such recommendation as they think proper. Hindus contribute 89%. Bhargav Dakaut or Joshi Brahmins in the states of Rajasthan, Maharashtra Brahmins in the state of Kerala, This page was last edited on 6 January 2021, at 01:10. Rising Discontent Among Dalit-OBC-Patidar Combine Poses a Serious Challenge for BJP in Gujarat. We also reiterate here the promise that our team of reporters, copy editors, fact-checkers, designers, and photographers will deliver quality journalism that stays away from vested interest and political propaganda. ST, SC, OBC Caste List in Gujarat in Hindi - पिछड़ी और अनुसूचित जनजाति की सूची हेलो दोस्तो! A 1992 decision of the Supreme Court of India resulted in a requirement that 27% of civil service positions be reserved for members of OBCs. Patan Taluka in Patan District of Gujarat. Separate hostels for OBC students with above facilities will have to be provided. To promote literacy the following measures were suggested: In October 2017, President of India Ram Nath Kovind notified a five-member Commission headed by Delhi High Court's former Chief Justice G. Rohini under Article 340 of Indian Constitution,[19][20] to explore the idea of OBC sub-categorisation. Occasionally, it is not an entire community that is thus classified but rather some parts within it. 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