Supreme Court blow for Muslim quota

published on January 4, 2006


The Supreme Court today brought into force the Andhra Pradesh High Court judgement quashing the five per cent quota for the Muslims in the government jobs and educational institutions.The Andhra Govt’s stand to give reservation to Muslims aimed to appease Muslim Vote bank, was previously Quashed by High court and now by Supreme court too.The state’s high court in November last year called the government’s decision a violation of the constitution.Present Verdict is for the case filed by Muslim organizations and State govt. challenging high court verdict in the Supreme Court.

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