Supreme Court has issued notice to the Centre on pleas challenging the Constitutional Amendment that gives 10 percent reservation in jobs and education for economically weaker section of the general category. A bench of Chief Justice of India RanjanGogoi will examine the issue.
However, apex court refused to stay implementation of 10 percent reservation. In poll year, theNarendra Modi government had come out with the constitutional amendment bill giving quota benefits to the poor among general category candidates.
The petitions were filed by parties including organisations like Janhit Abhiyan and Youth For Equality challenging the Centre’s decision.