Supreme Court decision on EWS Reservation: On giving 10 percent reservation to the general category people on economic basis, the Supreme Court heard on Monday and a bench of 5 judges is giving its decision. According to the decision on EWS reservation so far, 4 out of 5 judges have ruled in favor. Let us inform that more than 30 petitions have been filed against giving 10 percent reservation to EWS. A five-member bench headed by Chief Justice UU Lalit had reserved the verdict in the last hearing held on September 27.
On September 27, the Supreme Court had reserved the verdict
The Supreme Court, after hearing the arguments of senior lawyers, including the then Attorney General KK Venugopal and Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, had on September 27 reserved its verdict on the legal question whether the EWS reservation violated the basic structure of the Constitution. has done. Educationist Mohan Gopal had argued the matter before the bench on September 13 and opposed the EWS quota amendment, calling it an attempt to destroy the concept of reservation “through the back door”.
Reservation was implemented by the central government in 2019
Let us inform that in January 2019, under the 103rd Constitutional Amendment, it was decided to give 10 percent reservation (EWS Reservation) to the general category people on economic basis in education and government jobs. This decision of the Center was challenged by many people including Tamil Nadu’s ruling party DMK by filing a petition in the Supreme Court.