SC refuses to stay 10 pc EWS quota, but agrees to examine validity

Last Modified Friday, 25 January 2019 (12:52 IST)
New Delhi: Refusing to stay implementation of 10 percent to the economically weaker sections (EWS) in general category, the on Friday said that it will examine the matter.
A bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and comprising Justice Khanna, issued a notice to the Centre  on a petition challenging the reservation and gave it four weeks to respond.
The petitioner, 'NGO Youth For Equality', challenged the Constitution(103rd) Amendment Act, 2019, which enables reservation for in public employment and higher studies up to a limit of 10 percent.(UNI)