Minority sub-quota scrapped: Govt to move SC
A division bench of the AP High Court on Monday set aside the Centre’s decision to carve out a 4.5 per cent sub-quota for backward classes belonging to notified minorities from the 27 per cent OBC reservation, saying there was no rational behind creating a religion-based quota.
“The reservation for minority was done on the basis of Mandal commission. We would immediately go to Supreme Court by way of Special Leave Petition (SLP) against Andhra Pradesh High Court’s decision. Government is firm on sub quota for minority under OBC,” he said in a press conference on Tuesday.
Salman Khurshid said the reservation for minority was done on the basis of Mandal commission.
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