Do You Know The Deal With India’s New Education Quota?

The Indian government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party last week amended the constitution to make into law a proposal to allow a 10% quota, or reservation, in jobs and higher education to economically backward sections among the upper/dominant castes. India’s new education quota will cover non-Dalits, non-other Backward Classes and non-tribals — essentially, the upper castes or ‘forwards’.