- see main article Mandal Commission of India
protests of 1990 were against giving government jobs to certain castes on basis of birth rather than merit of the candidate. These protests closed roads, highways, transportation services, government services, schools, and businesses of India
protested. Student protests were planned publicly, and in advance. Protest events were photographed for many published articles of newspapers locally and nationally.The Tribune
newspaper, 1 September 1990, Chandigarh, India.
- Event article references Wikipedia articles and one newspaper containing over 6,000 words of articles describing the protests. Newspaper purchased during 3-week visit by Canadian student to Chandigarh and India, August–September, 1990.
- Paste or type: "Mandal Commission" protest Chandigarh 1990 site:www.tribuneindia.com
- into for Mandal Commission search results Protests began during the year when the eleven-year-old Mandal Commission was opened to bring into effect new government employment opportunities, reservation for backwards classes.
Between the failure to effectively control the political cost of the protests escalating enough to close parts of the nation, and an eleven-year-old human rights improvement project, were causes that ultimately led to accepting the resignation of the Janata Dal
party's Prime Minister of India, V. P. Singh
. Most likely, the protests were... Read More