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Social Justice Empowerment and Skill Development, Lecture delivered in CMS National Lecture Series on Analysing and Envisioning India, May, New Delhi: Nehru Memorial and Museum Library, Dr Narendra Jadhav

Author - | Published - 2011

While the Indian constitution upholds the right of all for equal treatment before law, it makes protective discrimination towards scheduled castes and scheduled tribes. What is the point of all these provisions in the constitution? Dr Jadhav says the purpose of reservation policy is to mitigate, at least partially, the centuries old all pervasive injustices inflicted on scheduled caste and scheduled tribes and enable them to participate in the process of development and social change.