Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh): State government has agreed to provide 27% reservation to the OBCs considering their population in the state. Government presented its view in court on Tuesday in a petition in Jabalpur High Court.
However, the court has given September 1 for next hearing in the case. Lawyer of petitioner, Aditya Sanghi said that till then 14% reservation for OBC will continue. “State government has informed the court that considering more than 50% population of the OBCs in state, they should get enhanced (27%) reservation,” said Sanghi.
Sanghi said that the government’s argument was against SC judgment that restricts quota limits beyond 50%.
However, Rameshwar Singh, advocate contesting in favour of 27% OBC reservation said that the court has clarified that stay on 27% was only for a specific medical recruitment case and not applied on all jobs and admissions.
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