House session on January 16 to ratify SC/ST quota bill

BHOPAL: A special session of the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly will be held on January 16 to ratify the bill extending reservation for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe communities in the Lok Sabha and state assemblies by another 10 years.

The Constitution (126th) Amendment Bill had already been passed by Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha on December 10 and 12, 2019, respectively. Later, it was sent to all the states for ratification.