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Need quota for economically-backward sections: Ramdas Athawale - The Indian Express

"Without touching the reservation for SC, ST, OBC, a law to give reservation of 25 per cent in the remaining 50 per cent, to the boys and girls of castes who are not SCs, STs, and OBCs, through a 'creamy layer' method, whose annual income is below Rs 6 ...and more »

Minister suggests transgenders change their attire! - The Hindu

Andhra Pradesh Differently Abled and Senior Citizens Assistance Corporation Chairman Gonuguntla Koteswara Rao and others felicitating Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale in Hyderabad on Monday. | Photo Credit ...and more »

Transgenders should not wear sari: Ramdas Athawale - Times of India

HYDERABAD: Known for courting controversies, Union minister of state for social justice and empowerment Ramdas Athawale said on Monday members of the transgender community should not wear a sari. "They are not men, they are not women, but they are ...and more »

Union Minister Ramdas Athwale Lands in Soup Over 'Transgender-Saree Row' -

Ramdas Athawale was speaking at a national workshop on 'Developing Modules for Sensitising Transgender People and Stakeholders'. (ANI image). Raipur, July 31: Union Minister Ramdas Athwale has landed in a soup for a particular comment that has not gone ...and more »