SC reserves judgement on issue of grant of appointment in promotion to SCs/STs


New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday scheduled its judgement on the problem of the grant of reservation in promo to the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Arranged Tribes (STs) in federal government jobs.

A three-judge bench headed by Justice Nageswara Rao heard all the parties in the matter consisting of Attorney General K Venugopal, Additional Lawyer General (ASG) Balbir Singh, and other senior attorneys appearing for various states.

The Centre had previously told the bench also making up Justices Sanjiv Khanna and B R Gavai that it is a reality of life that even after around 75 years those coming from SCs and STs have actually not been brought to the very same level of benefit as the forward classes.

Venugopal had actually submitted that it is more hard for those belonging to the SCs and STs to get a higher post in group A classification of tasks and time has actually come when the pinnacle court should offer some concrete basis for SCs, STs, and Other Backward Classes (OBCs) to fill up vacancies.

The bench had previously stated it would not resume its decision on the concern of the grant of booking in promotion to the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Set Up People (STs) and said it was for the states to choose how they are going to carry out the exact same.

Released at Tue, 26 Oct 2021 04:52:49 -0500