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What was Shahu Maharaj’s historic 1902 reservation order?

On July 26, 1902, Shahu Maharaj gave a historic order to reserve 50% government jobs for lower castes in his princely state of Kolhapur. This was one of the earliest instances of reservation for lower castes as a matter of state policy. The order reads, “His Highness orders that, of all the seats that go vacant from the date of this proclamation, 50% should be filled with the backward classes.”

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What was Shahu Maharaj’s historic 1902 reservation order?

On July 26, 1902, Shahu Maharaj gave a historic order to reserve 50% government jobs for lower castes in his princely state of Kolhapur. This was one of the earliest instances of reservation for lower castes as a matter of state policy. The order reads, “His Highness orders that, of all the seats that go vacant from the date of this proclamation, 50% should be filled with the backward classes.”

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FYjiVgIXwAcJgEU

What was Shahu Maharaj’s historic 1902 reservation order?

On July 26, 1902, Shahu Maharaj gave a historic order to reserve 50% government jobs for lower castes in his princely state of Kolhapur. This was one of the earliest instances of reservation for lower castes as a matter of state policy. The order reads, “His Highness orders that, of all the seats that go vacant from the date of this proclamation, 50% should be filled with the backward classes.”

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In our efforts to popularise anti-caste, progressive literature, The Satyashodhak hosts out-of-copyright books that are also likely to be out of print or may not have ebook editions. Hope you enjoy our curated list of such works.

Books

In our efforts to popularise anti-caste, progressive literature, The Satyashodhak hosts out-of-copyright books that are also likely to be out of print or may not have ebook editions. Hope you enjoy our curated list of such works.

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