What is meant by political safeguards? Who are the beneficiaries of this policy? How far is such a safeguard justified?


A political safeguard is the protection provided by the government to the people they govern like reservation.

The beneficiaries of this policy are Schedule caste/Schedule tribe/Other backward classes and minorities group like Shikha, Muslim, Christian etc.

Such safeguard is justified till the upliftment of social, educational and economic backwardness of SC/ST/OBC and minority classes. Wealthier and better-educated members of the backward classes should not continue to avail the benefits.