03 December 2017 Current Affairs: The government of Andhra Pradesh passed the bill of 5% reservation the Kapu Community in the state.
The Kapu Community was added to the Backward Classes (BCs) Today. This will benefit the community in government jobs, educational institutions
The bill extends 5% quota to Kapus under the Backward Castes (BC) 'F' Category. The state already has 29% reservation for Backward Castes under A, B, C, D and E categories. Apart from this, 15% and 6% reservations exist for Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs), respectively.