25 December, 2020
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GS-Paper-2 Reservation and Creamy layer issue (Mains-I.V)
Context: The Centre has urged the Supreme Court to refer to a larger Bench its decision last year that had applied the creamy layer principle to promotions for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in government jobs.
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What were these amendments?
What is Art. 335 about?
How did the Nagaraj case proceed?
Extending to SC’s and ST’s: A directive for the State
What happened in the subsequent Jarnail Singh case?
How did the court rule?
What happens now?
The Centre, while praying that the 2018 judgment be referred to a larger Bench, has referred once again to the 1992 Indra Sawhney judgment, submitting that the Supreme Court then did not apply the creamy layer concept to SCs and STs. The Bench has said it will hear the matter within few weeks.
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