336. Special provision for Anglo-Indian community in certain
(1) During the first two years after the commencement of
this Constitution, appointments of members of the Anglo-Indian
community to posts in the railway, customs, postal and telegraph
services of the Union shall be made on the same basis as immediately
before the fifteenth day of August, 1947.
During every succeeding period of two years, the number of posts
reserved for the members of the said community in the said services
shall, as nearly as possible, be less by ten per cent. than the
numbers so reserved during the immediately preceding period of two
Provided that at the end of ten years from the commencement of this
Constitution all such reservations shall cease.
(2) Nothing in clause (1) shall bar the appointment of members of the
Anglo-Indian community to posts other than, or in addition to, those
reserved for the community under that clause if such members are found
qualified for appointment on merit as compared with the members of