BJP's Saharanpur MP Lakhanpal bats for reservation for orphans

Last Modified Friday, 10 August 2018 (18:40 IST)
New Delhi: In the season of credit seeking and blame giving gestures by political stalwarts on the quota issue, member from Raghav on Friday said two crore orphans, more than the population of Sri Lanka, ''have more right'' to than anyone else in the country.
Speaking during Zero Hour in the Lok Sabha, Mr Lakhanpal said a public interest litigation was filed in the Supreme Court seeking judicial intervention in ensuring right to life, right to education, and right to equality, for children who are orphans, and all children need of care and protection.
He said a survey should be conducted in the country to assess the number of people who require protection and secondly,  a law be constituted for reservation of ''not equal'' people in government jobs. 
A product of Doon School, famous for being alma mater for several civil servants and intellectuals, Mr Lakhanpal also studied at International Management Institute.
Son of former BJP politician, he joined politics in 2000.On December 22 ,2017 he moved a private member bill in the House seeking India must advocate a stringent population policy to overcome the rising population growth and disallow subsidies to those who produce more than two children. (UNI)