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National Commission for Backward Classes: Missing in action for four months now

The Narendra Modi government had heavily publicized its decision to grant Constitutional status to the NCBC. The message that the government sought to send out to the OBCs was that it had strengthened the commission to protect and restore their Constitutional rights and other entitlements. However, three years on, it is headless and memberless, writes Anil Chamadia

The National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) is headless. It has no chairperson. It has no members either. The tenure of Dr Bhagwan Lal Sahni as the chairperson of the Commission ended on 27 February this year, as did the terms of Vice-chairperson Dr Lokesh Kumar Prajapati and members Kaushalendra Singh Patel, Sudha Yadav and Achary Thalloju.

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Anil Chamadia

Anil Chamadia is a senior Hindi journalist focusing on media analysis and research. He edits 'Jan Media' and 'Mass Media', which are Hindi and English journals, respectively, on media issues

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