A draft ordinance has been prepared to give 30 percent horizontal reservation to women of Uttarakhand in government jobs. The draft of the ordinance will be sent to the Legislative Department next week. After the approval of the governor, a law for women’s horizontal reservation will be made in the state. After staying the Nainital High Court’s mandate of horizontal reservation for women, the government decided to bring an ordinance. To restore the horizontal reservation, it was agreed to bring an ordinance in the state cabinet meeting recently. Along with this, the government also reached the Supreme Court against the decision of the court. After the approval of the cabinet, the Personnel Vigilance Department got involved in preparing the draft of the ordinance. According to sources, the draft of the ordinance has been prepared and will be sent to the legislative department next week. The ordinance will go to the Raj Bhavan through the Legislative Department. It will become an Act after the approval of the Governor.
Deliberations with the Department of Justice continue
Efforts have also started at the government level to restore 10 percent horizontal reservation to the state agitators in state government jobs. According to Secretary Personnel and Vigilance Shailesh Bagauli, discussions are going on with the Justice Department in this regard. After preparing a solid legal basis in support of horizontal reservation, the proposal will be sent to the Justice Department. Let us inform that on a petition, the High Court had set aside the mandate of horizontal reservation of the state agitators.
Demand to bring an ordinance after returning the bill
On the request of Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, Governor Lt Gurmeet Singh (Sen.) returned the state agitating Horizontal Reservation Bill pending for many years at Raj Bhavan. After the return of this bill, there was a demand from the government to bring an ordinance or a bill for horizontal reservation immediately. Ravindra Jugran, former president of Rajya Agitator Samman Parishad, says that the Chief Minister is serious on the issue of horizontal reservation for the state agitators and he is sincerely hopeful that the government will bring an ordinance or bill soon.
A draft ordinance has been prepared for horizontal reservation of women of the state. The draft will be sent to the Legislative Department next week, from where it will go to the Raj Bhavan for the governor’s approval.
Shailesh Bagoli, Secretary Personnel and Vigilance