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855. 

This state government increases reservation for sc and obc categories in state jobs and education.

[A]. Andra Pradesh
[B]. Odisha
[C]. Chhattisgarh
[D]. West Bengal

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Chhattisgarh government announced an increase in reservation for Scheduled caste (SC) from 12% to 13% and for Other Backward Classes (OBC) from 14% to 27%. This announcement was made by Chief Minister (CM) Shri Bhupesh Baghel on August 15,2019 independence day celebration at the Police parade ground in Raipur, Chattisgarh. With the increase in quota, the state's reservation becomes a total of 72 percent, which is the highest in the country and far above the reservation limit of 50 percent mandated by the Supreme court.

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