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SC declines to hear plea for increasing reservation for Muslims in Kerala

ANI
Published : Jul 1, 2019, 6:26 pm IST
Updated : Jul 1, 2019, 6:26 pm IST

A trust had sought direction to state govt to revise backward community list in accordance with Kerala State Backward Classes Act, 1993.

However, a bench comprising Justices S A Bobde and B R Gavai granted liberty to the petitioner Minority Indians Planning and Vigilance Commission Trust (Trust) to approach the Kerala High Court. (Photo: File | Representational)
 However, a bench comprising Justices S A Bobde and B R Gavai granted liberty to the petitioner Minority Indians Planning and Vigilance Commission Trust (Trust) to approach the Kerala High Court. (Photo: File | Representational)

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain a petition seeking an increase in the percentage of reservation for the Muslim community in public employment in Kerala and revision of the state's backward community list.

However, a bench comprising Justices S A Bobde and B R Gavai granted liberty to the petitioner Minority Indians Planning and Vigilance Commission Trust (Trust) to approach the Kerala High Court.

 

The trust had sought a direction to the state government to revise the backward community list in accordance with the Kerala State Backward Classes Act, 1993.

Tags: kerala, muslims, supreme court, reservation, backward classes
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