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Major News and Events of 27 October 2017

What Happened on 27 October 2017

Rajasthan Assembly passes Backward Classes Bill 2017

According to reports, Rajasthan government has passed the Rajasthan Backward Classes Bill 2017 in the State Assembly. The reservation of other backward classes has been increased from 21 to 26 percent. The passing of this bill takes the total reservation in the state to 54 per cent from 50 per cent earlier.The Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Arun Chaturvedi stated that the bill will provide the benefit of reservations to five castes including Gujjars.

Amanpreet wins bronze at ISSF World Cup Final

Amanpreet Singh of India clinched a bronze medal in his maiden appearance in an International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Final being held at Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range.Amanpreet, who has appeared in 21 World Cups so far, won his first medal at the ISSF World Cup earlier in March this year when he clinched a silver medal in the 50m pistol event.Earlier, ace shooters Jitu and Heena Sidhu brought joy to the Indian squad by striking gold in the 10m mixed team air pistol event on the opening day on Tuesday. 

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