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SCs Creamy Layer Exclusion from Reservation – Lok Sabha QA

Scheduled Castes (SCs) creamy layer exclusion from reservation – Lok Sabha QA

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EMPOWERMENT
LOK SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 279

TO BE ANSWERED ON 04.02.2020

SCs CREAMY LAYER EXCLUSION FROM RESERVATION

279. SHRI A. RAJA:

Will the Minister of SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EMPOWERMENT

(a) whether the Government is planning for Scheduled Castes creamy layer exclusion from reservation;

(b) if so, the details thereof and the reasons therefor;

(c) whether the Government has urged the Supreme Court to review its decision given last year in this regard; and

(d) if so, the details thereof and the reasons therefor?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EMPOWERMENT
(SHRI RATTAN LAL KATARIA)

(a) to (d): As per Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), Samta Andolan Samiti has filed a Writ Petition No.2/2018 against the UOI before the Hon’ble Supreme Court praying for exclusion of creamy layer in SC/ST from the benefits of reservation. The Government has filed a reply against the above mentioned Writ Petition and the matter is presently sub-judiced.

Source: Lok Sabha

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