Centre's snub over SC certificates to OBC castes valid: PS Krishnan
By Vikas Pathak • 04/07/2019 at 6:51AM
The retired IAS officer, who steered several social justice measures, says proof of Untouchability and intricate procedure for providing SC status the key to a caste entering the SC list in a state.
In the Rajya Sabha, Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot had dubbed the UP government's offering of SC certificates for some OBC castes as unconstitutional. Asiaville talked to retired bureaucrat and author PS Krishnan, considered the pioneer of many social justice measures in India, to understand the procedure for inclusion of a caste in the SC category.