Give 10 p c bonus marks to poor rural candidates: Lok Satta

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Hyderabad, May 24 (UNI) Lok Satta Party (LSP) President Jayaprakash Narayan today suggested that poor and rural candidates be given 10 per cent bonus marks in competitive examinations for admission to educational institutions and jobs.

In a release here, the LSP leader, referring to the agitation by Gujjars in Rajasthan seeking Scheduled Tribe status for their community, said all the children, irrespective of their caste, should be provided free and quality education in English for 12 years.

The government should help all the interested and eligible candidates to pursue higher education, from medicine to engineering, he underlined.

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