Reservation for SC/ST and OBC in Govt Jobs – Who would be SC and ST ?

Reservation for SC/ST and OBC in Govt Jobs is not against the Constitution – Who would be SC and ST as per the Provision of our Constitution ?

Reservation for SC/ST and OBC in Govt Jobs is not against the Constitution – Constitutional Provision which defines SC and ST

Who are all can be included in the List of SC and ST for reservation in education and appointment. Article 341 of our constitution defines who would be SC and they can be declared and included in the List of Scheduled caste. The same way Article 342 of our constitution defines who would be ST and how they can be specified in public notification deemed to be Scheduled Tribes.

The Constitutional Provision which defines SC and ST

Articles 341 and 342 of the Constitution which define as to who would be Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes with respect to any State or Union Territory are quoted below:

341. (1) The President may with respect to any State or Union territory, and where it is a State after consultation with the Governor thereof, by public notification, specify the castes, races or tribes or parts of or groups within castes, races or tribes which shall for the purposes of this Constitution be deemed to be Scheduled Castes in relation to that State or Union territory, as the case may be.

(2) Parliament may by law include in or exclude from the list of Scheduled Castes specified in a notification issued under clause (1) any caste, race or tribe or part of or group within any caste, race or tribe, but save as aforesaid a notification issued under the said clause shall not be varied by any subsequent notification.

342(1) The President may with respect to any State or Union Territory, and where it is a State after consultation with the Governor thereof, by public notification, specify the tribes or tribal communities or parts of or groups within tribes or tribal communities which shall for the purpose of this Constitution be deemed to be Scheduled Tribes in relation to that State or Union Territory, as the case may be.

(2) Parliament may by law include in or exclude from the list of Scheduled Castes specified in a notification issued under clause (I) any caste, race or tribe or part or group within any caste, race or tribe, but save as aforesaid a notification issued under the said clause shall not be varied by any subsequent notification.

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