Kolkata, Feb 8 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has announced that ten percent reservation in jobs would be given to Muslims socially, educationally and economically backward.
The state government has taken this step just after the conclusion of the central committee meeting.
It has been declared that Muslims reservation would be under the OBC category and those with an annual income of 4.5 lakhs will not be benefited under this act.
With this effect, the quota for Muslims in Bengal would be 17 percent compared to seven percent quota at present. (ANI)