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10% EWS quota for individuals from ahead castes: Centre

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By Express News Service

NEW DELHI:  Supporting the 103rd Constitutional Amendment Act (Act) which granted 10% reservation to economically weaker for admission to central authorities and personal academic establishments and recruitment in central authorities jobs, the Central authorities on Tuesday advised the Supreme Court that EWS reservation was for the group of individuals consisting individuals from ahead castes, non-Backward Classes, and basic class.

AG KK Venugopal earlier than a 5 decide bench comprising CJI UU Lalit, Justices Dinesh Maheshwari, SR Bhat, Bela Trivedi & JB Pardiwala additionally contended that SC/ST/OBC teams have been the first beneficiaries of most reservations and affirmative motion insurance policies and thus there was no foundation for discrimination. 
“This reservation is a new evolution, totally independent of reservations for STs, SCs and OBCs. It doesn’t erode their rights,” Venugopal additionally mentioned. 

Objecting to the locus of the petitioners difficult the modification, Venugopal mentioned there have been no grounds for discrimination until these teams (SCs/STs/OBCs) might show that the modification affected them straight.

“In the normal course, unless they show that this amendment has affected them directly, it will not be accepted…Among the general category there is a section which is grossly poor, that is the EWS, why is this 50% limit being fixed?,” AG mentioned. He additionally referred to a report by the Niti Aayog for highlighted the multidimensional poverty index. 

NEW DELHI:  Supporting the 103rd Constitutional Amendment Act (Act) which granted 10% reservation to economically weaker for admission to central authorities and personal academic establishments and recruitment in central authorities jobs, the Central authorities on Tuesday advised the Supreme Court that EWS reservation was for the group of individuals consisting individuals from ahead castes, non-Backward Classes, and basic class.

AG KK Venugopal earlier than a 5 decide bench comprising CJI UU Lalit, Justices Dinesh Maheshwari, SR Bhat, Bela Trivedi & JB Pardiwala additionally contended that SC/ST/OBC teams have been the first beneficiaries of most reservations and affirmative motion insurance policies and thus there was no foundation for discrimination. 
“This reservation is a new evolution, totally independent of reservations for STs, SCs and OBCs. It doesn’t erode their rights,” Venugopal additionally mentioned. 

Objecting to the locus of the petitioners difficult the modification, Venugopal mentioned there have been no grounds for discrimination until these teams (SCs/STs/OBCs) might show that the modification affected them straight.

“In the normal course, unless they show that this amendment has affected them directly, it will not be accepted…Among the general category there is a section which is grossly poor, that is the EWS, why is this 50% limit being fixed?,” AG mentioned. He additionally referred to a report by the Niti Aayog for highlighted the multidimensional poverty index.