August 24, 2012 admin

Reservation issue; Supreme Court Adjourns case for six weeks.

Chandigarh, August 24( Bharatsandesh news                )–  : The Supreme Court of India while hearing a Civil Writ Petition filed by Dr. O.P Shukla in which he has demanded review of Reservation Policy and even scrapping of it too, adjourned it for six weeks.
Giving this information here on Friday Paramjit singh Kainth, President of The Chamar Mahan Sabha who is added respondent in this case to oppose the case, in a statement issued here said that the Apex court while hearing the case on August 21 in New Delhi adjourned it for Six weeks and as per time the case may now come up for hearing in first week in the month of October, The Case was come up hearing in the Court of Justice A.K. Patnaik.
Kainth said that in his writ petition No. 337/2011 Dr. O.P. Sharma has demanded equitable distribution of benefits of Reservation meant for depressed class and also claimed that the reservation Policy that has been in force for the last 63 Years is lopsided and fewer groups are only getting the benefits. He also claimed that this has resulted in these groups becoming advanced in all social parameters namely. Literacy Rate, political, Financial affluence, Economic growth etc and in other words these groups no longer require benefits of reservation. He said that thus this has resulted in total and complete violation of Article 14,15 & 16 of the Constitution of India.

Besides the petitioner also demanded that ‘declare the Power, Scope and ambit of Article 341 & 342 of Constitution of India for equitable distribution of reservation among depressed classes.
Kainth said that as the petition is going to harm the interests of the Scheduled Castes so Chamar Mahan Sabha has taken a very serious view of it and decided to oppose it by tooth and nail legally and get relief for the depressed Scheduled Castes.

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