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Former Union Minister Moves SC for Implementation Of 27% Reservation in All India Medical Quota Seats For OBCs [READ PETITION]

Lawstreet Journal 29 May 2020 9:29pm

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Former Union Minister and current Member of Parliament Dr. Anbumani Ramadoss has moved the Supreme Court by a writ petition under Article 32 of the Constitution of India seeking implementation of the 27% reservation for the Other Backward Classes in Post Graduate Medical Seats of the 50% All India Quota on May 28, 2020. 

 

Background of the petition:

After Mandal Commission (the Socially and Educationally Backward Classes Commission (SEBC)) had concluded that 52 percent of the country's population comprised OBCs and recommended 27% reservation quota for OBC resulting in total 49.5% quota in government jobs and public universities the Union of India had vide Government Order dated August 13, 1990, declared that it would provide 27 percent reservations to "socially and educationally backward classes" for jobs in central services and public undertaking. But it was during the UPA-1 government in 2004-2009 that 27% reservation for OBCs in Educational Institutions run by the Government of India was implemented. 

He claimed that aggrieved by the inaction of the Centre regarding the issue concerning the welfare of the OBC and the non-implementation of reservation for OBCs as per acts and rules, he had behalf of all the OBCs, had filed the Writ Petition before the Hon’ble Court, seeking for the implementation of 27% reservation to the Other Backward Classes in Post Graduate Medical Colleges.

He also laid down certain facts regarding the OBC seats filled in the medical colleges in the last few years by stating that,

“It is stated that 27 percent reservation was not provided to… Continue Reading...


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