Census of Backward Classes "will" be fraught with inaccuracies: Centre urges Supreme Court to not include OBCs in 2021 caste census

The exclusion of information regarding any other caste, other than SC/ STs from the upcoming census is a "conscious policy decision" taken by the government, the Central government told the Supreme Court.
Census of Backward Classes "will" be fraught with inaccuracies: Centre urges Supreme Court to not include OBCs in 2021 caste census

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has told Supreme Court that plea by Maharashtra government seeking Census data on Other Backward Classes (OBC) in the State should not be entertained as census of backward classes is "administratively difficult" and "will suffer both on account of completeness and accuracy." (State of Maharashtra vs UOI)

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