News By/Courtesy: Harshit Sharma | 02 Jul 2019 16:22pm IST

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  • The petitioner was seeking a direction to increase the percentage of reservation for the Muslim community in public employment in Kerala, and revise the state's backward community list.
  • The petitioner contended that it was imperative that the Kerala State Backward Classes Commission revise the backward community list, in line with the mandate of the Indra Sawhney Case.
  • The petitioner also highlighted the statutory function of Commission under Section 9 of the Kerala State Commission for Backward Classes Act

While hearing a writ petition filed under Article 32 of Constitution of India filed by Minority Indians Planning and Vigilance Commission Trust, the Supreme Court refused to entertain the petition and directed the Petitioner to move to Kerala High Court. The petitioner was seeking a direction to increase the percentage of reservation for the Muslim community in public employment in Kerala, and revise the state's backward community list. The order was passed by a two-judge bench comprising of Justice S. A. Bobde, and Justice R. S. Gavai. The petitioner contended that it was imperative that the Kerala State Backward Classes Commission revise the backward community list, in line with the mandate of the Indra Sawhney Case. The petitioner also highlighted the statutory function of Commission under Section 9 of the Kerala State Commission for Backward Classes Act to examine and inquire with respect to the over inclusion and under inclusion of any backward class in the lists on the basis of requests/applications, which it has failed to exercise since its creation.

Section Editor: Sandeep G | 02 Jul 2019 16:35pm IST


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