SC/STs can get quota in home state only, says Supreme Court
NEW DELHI: A Constitution bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday held that scheduled castes or trib tribes can avail benefit of reservation in government jobs only in their home states and can’t access quotas in other .states where they might have migrated.
The bench passed the order in view of the contradictory stan stand taken by the apex court in earlier verdicts.
The Delhi HC, while dealing with the issue of reservation in subordinate services, had referred the matter to the SC under Article 134A of the Constitution for authoritative ad adjudication on the issue.
notified as SC/ST in relation to a state'