SC/ST fairly represented in Bihar police force

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Patna, April 4: The Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribe people are fairly represented in Bihar police force, a minister informed the state legislative assembly on Monday, April 4.

Against total number of Bihar police force at 67,848, the SC has 16.04 per cent representation at 9554 and the ST at 2.75 per cent at 1648, the Home Minister in-charge Bijendra Prasad Yadav said in reply to a starred question by the RLSP MLA Lalan Paswan.

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The representation of the SC and ST people are more than their share under reservation formula at 16 per cent and one per cent respectively, he said.

However, the backlog of vacancies under the SC/ST quota was being filled for which roster clearance work was underway and the request for recruitment against those posts will be sent to the Bihar Staff Selection Commission, the Home Minister in-charge said.

PTI 

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