Paradigm Change and Solution for Reservation Issue - Attn: Anti-reservation Students
Continuing on my take on reservations from here.
In today’s media, we see the following types of people,
1. Anti-reservation – the so called forward people
2. Pro-reservation – the so called backward people, who have benefited from reservation
3. Anti-reservation folks from backward classes, and pro-reservation folks from forward classes
Now, of the above, who wants the backward to continue remaining backward? Who is acting as the block in their development?
I say, the answer is 2.
Make a reality check on the ‘2’ people, on how many of them have torn off their Caste certificates after benefiting from reservation in either educational institutions or government jobs.
How many of them have thought “yes, I have benefited from reservation once, it is enough for my family, based on this help provided by the society, I will rise. Now, let the real benefit be passed on to someone else who really deserves it.”
How many of the ‘intellectuals’, or ‘social-justice-champions’, or those ‘habitual-brahmin-bashers’, who flock the internet, newspapers, newsgroups, political stages have really said, “Let me give way for the deserving”.
Even an I.A.S. officer who has benefited through reservation, wants the benefit to be passed on to his children and grand children, irrespective of more deserving people, who need the society to uplift them.
Including some of those anonymous people who have commented on my blog, and who are trying to project anti-reservationists as selfish people, are the real selfish folks who are against development of the backward community.
The student organizers of the anti-reservation protests will have to start looking at the intellectuals supporting reservation from this perspective.
If doctors who got medical seat through reservation, come forward to argue for continuation of reservation, the first thing to be told to them is, ‘Go, tear you caste certificate and those of your children, let the real deserving to use it, and then come forward to talk about uplifting of the backwards in the society.’
The real reason for the backwardness of the so called backward people is their own folks who have moved ahead. The creamy layer is the only block that prevents the real fruit of reservation to reach the section of the society for which it is intended to.
The votes of the creamy layer are also not large in number, when compared to the rest, so why does the government not bring the creamy layer clause in the reservation? The answer is clearly political. If creamy layer clause is implemented, then all the leaders of the so called backwards, and the opinion makers of those classes would loose their unconstitutional, undue privileges, and make way for the real deserving.
And that is the only reason why, all the so called, voices of the pro-reservation in any forum, will oppose the creamy layer, and economic level based reservation tooth and nail. Their intention is NOT to uplift the real backward classes, but to take all the privileges themselves.
Solution for the reservation issue:
The only solution the anti-reservation students can put forward to the Government and accept could be as follows:
Any person who avails of the reservation quota in education or employment exhausts it and their children doesn’t get to enjoy it.
Go to the university, college, Government employment records and implement it right away. Revoke the Caste certificates given to the children of those who have benefited once from the reservation.
Make sure, people from the same community who have not got a chance, get a genuine chance.
By doing this, every year, we reduce the number of people who claim reservations, because with every batch of folks passing out of colleges, or getting jobs in govt, a chunk of people get their Caste certificates Revoked. Thus the % of population in backward category reduces. Hence the % of reservation also goes down. [for. Ex. In case of tamil nadu, 69% becomes 65% in two years, and 60% in 5 years and so on. ]
Immediate Action Points for the student community leaders:
Apart from protesting against reservation, the need of the day is
1. Educating the real backward people about the need for creamy layer clause.
2. Create awareness among the so-far-non-benefited backward people, about the importance of excluding the benefited backwards.
3. Make them understand the real intention of the pro-reservation-elite-backwards, which is highly self-centered, and how ‘bringing-social-equality’ is a lie.
4. Drive the rural-poor-deserving-OBCs to force the elite-OBCs to tear off their caste certificates, which is the only way, their lives will be bettered by reservation.
5. Force the Government to implement the creamy layer clause and exclusion of the already previleged.
6. Understand that increasing the number of seats is not a solution for the current problem. Read more!