New Delhi, May 5 (ILNS) The Supreme Court will today pronounce its judgement in the petitions challenging the Maharashtra Socially and Educationally Backward Classes Act, 2018 (SEBC Act).
The five-Judge Constitution Bench, led by Justice Ashok Bhushan, al9ng with Justice L Nageswara Rao, Justice S Abdul Nazeer, Justice Hemant Gupta and Justice S Ravindra Bhat, will pronounce the verdict in the case. (Jaishri Laxmanrao Patil Vs The Chief Minister & Ors)
Numerous pleas were filed against the Bombay High Court order upholding the Maharashtra SEBC Act, whereby an extended 16 percent reservation for Marathas in jobs and education under the SEBC was reserved beyond the ceiling limit of 50 percent reservation in extraordinary circumstances, justified by quantifiable data. ILNS/KR-GM/RJ