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The Karnataka Assembly has cleared the National Law School of India (Amendment) Bill, 2020. The Bill aims to introduce a 25% quota for students domiciled in the state at National Law School of India University (NLSIU) Bangalore.
Bar & Bench had exclusively spoken (in January 2020) to the Law Minister of Karnataka who had confirmed that the 25% reservation is soon going to be a reality.
The National Law School of India (Amendment) Bill, 2020 quotes that nearly 8 Law Schools have similar reservation for domiciles and it was time National Law School of India University has reservations of Kannadigas in admission.
The Bill will be presented before the Legislative Council where the Bill needs to be passed to get the effect of law.