Protests across the country have further eroded the ”Agnipath”. The Union Home Ministry has decided to save 10 percent for Agniveers. The Union Home Ministry has announced a 10 percent reservation for Central Forces and Assam Rifles.
On Saturday, the Center announced that the age limit for the first batch of Agniveers had been extended for another five years. However, this is only for the first batch of Agniveers.
In addition, Agniveers will receive 10 percent reserve in the Central Armed Forces and Assam Rifles after retirement.
On Friday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah announced that the CRPF would give priority to ”Agniveers”. The announcement came the day after. As a result, the four-day protest is expected to subside.
There are now more than 63,000 vacancies in the five branches of the paramilitary forces. These are BSF, Central Reserve Police Force CRPF, Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBF), Armed Border Force or SSB, and CISF. Besides, 63,219 posts are vacant in CAPF and Assam Rifles.
On the other hand, unrest has been occurring in the country for the last four days. The flames of unrest have spread from Bihar to Telangana through Uttar Pradesh. The railways have suffered the most damage. Amid this turmoil, the rules of the Agnipath Scheme are renewed.