Apr 10, 2008

27 pct reservation for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes

Summary of Judgement :These Writ Petitions are disposed off in light of the above findings, and the "Other Backward Classes" defined in Section 2(g) of Act 5 of 2007 is to be read as "Socially and Educationally Backward Classes" other than Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, determined as 'Other Backward Classes' by the Central Government and if such determination is with reference to caste, it shall exclude "Creamy Layer" from among such caste. In Contempt Petition (Civil) No. 112/2007 in Writ Petition (C) No.265/2006, no orders are required. It is dismissed.



CASE NO.:Writ Petition (civil) 265 of 2006
PETITIONER:ASHOKA KUMAR THAKUR
RESPONDENT:UNION OF INDIA & ORS
DATE OF JUDGMENT: 10/04/2008

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