Athawale bats for SC, ST reservation in Indian ArmyAugust 20, 2017 09:47
Union Minister of State for social justice, Ramdas Athawale appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking reservation for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in the Indian Army.
"I appeal to Prime Minister Modi to provide reservation to backward classes in the Indian Army," Athawale said, adding that he will speak to the prime minister regarding the same.
Citing Babasaheb Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar words that we all should serve our country, Athawale further urged all youngsters to get recruited into the Indian Army.
Earlier, Athawale had demanded reservations for the SC-ST community in the Indian cricket team also.