Under which agreement the Indian 'Depressed Classes' got reserved seats in the Provincial and Central Legislative Councils in 1932?



Poona pact


  • Gandhiji's position was ultimately accepted by Ambedkar and the result was the Poona Pact of September 1932.
  • The Pact gave the Depressed Classes (later to be known as Scheduled Castes) reserved seats in provincial and legislative councils , but they were to be voted in by the general electorate.  

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