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At JNU, a glimpse of the enduring reluctance to implement reservations

Even Constitutional amendments, laws, judgments and government guidelines haven’t been able to turn the quotas for teachers on paper into reality as the university administration fishes for loopholes and keeps qualified SC, ST and OBC candidates out of the reckoning

If you need to see how reservations – and therefore representation and social justice – are reduced to rhetoric and constantly undermined at the stage of implementation, the recruitments by Jawaharlal Nehru University are proof. The JNU Teachers’ Association (JNUTA) has written for the second time to the newly renamed Union Ministry of Education, drawing its attention to the seriousness of the issue after its first letter failed to elicit a response. 

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Anil Varghese

Anil Varghese is Editor-in-Chief, Forward Press

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