A Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court, hearing petitions against the 10 per cent quota for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) in government jobs and admissions, would be examining ‘whether it violates the basic structure or not’.
What is 103rd Amendment Act?
Criteria for reservation
Addition of new clause (6) in Articles 15 and 16.
Key-points highlighted in the petitions
Basic structure doctrine of the Constitution is like the main pillar of the Indian Constitution. The basic structure cannot be damaged and destroyed.
As per the petitioners:
Verifying, please be patient.