Whether 10% EWS quota will be applicable in jobs and admissions? SC’s decision reserved

Will students from economically weaker sections get 10 percent reservation in admission for higher education or not? youth in jobs EWS Reservation Will you get benefit or not? A decision has been taken on this. After hearing in the Supreme Court for 7 days, the top court of the country has reserved its decision. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the Centre, said that ‘reservation on economic grounds does not violate the basic structure of the Constitution, but strengthens it’.

The Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court headed by CJI Uyi Lalit heard the validity of EWS reservation. During this, SG Tushar Mehta, appearing on behalf of the Center, justified the reservation and argued that 'economic justice has also been talked about in the preamble of the constitution'.

The challenge was given to the decision of the Center

Through the 103rd Constitutional Amendment Act 2019, the Center had added the provision of reservation in admission and jobs for the economically weaker section i.e. EWS category. But this decision of the Center was challenged in the court. The petitioner says that EWS violates the limit of 50 per cent in the matter of quota reservation.

A lawyer argued that this reservation cannot be completely accepted. Reason- Special provisions have been made in this only for the economically weaker sections of the upper classes. After hearing all the arguments, what the court will decide, it will be known soon. Then it will be decided whether EWS Quota will continue or not.

Apart from Chief Justice UU Lalit, the Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court hearing this matter includes Justice Dinesh Maheshwari, Justice S Ravindra Bhatt, Justice Bela M Trivedi and Justice JB Pardiwala.

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