New Delhi, Dec 1: Shiv Sena MP in Rajya Sabha, Anil Desai today called for an examination of whether the reservation system has benefitted the people for whom it was intended even as he said that there was a demand for it in the private sector.Speaking during the discussion on Constitution, Desai said that it needs to be seen whether the benefits of the system are going beyond the few who have benefited and has percolated to villages to people in need of them.(Also Read: Narendra Modi shaking hands with Nawaz Sharif indicates his tolerance: Shiv Sena) Also Read - West Bengal Assembly Elections 2021: Shiv Sena Extends Support to TMC, Says Won’t Fight in State

He said reservations for SCs and STs were enshrined in the Constitution to ensure social equality and real progress. However, it does not seem to be happening.Desai noted that there is demand for reservations in private sector and there is need to examine whether the present system is working well in the right spirit. Also Read - 'Won't Lose Match As Stadium's Name is Narendra Modi': Uddhav Thackeray's Dig Over Renaming of Motera stadium

He said there is a possibility of a rift between various castes which Parliamentarians should ensure does not happen.With regard to law on prevention of atrocities against Dalits, geniune victims should be helped, he said, adding that in other cases, where it has been used in a different way, states should look into the matter.Desai also said that Shiv Sena founder late Balasaheb Thackeray was against the caste system. Also Read - Lok Sabha TV, Rajya Sabha TV Merged, Channel Name Changed to Sansad TV