Indian Supreme Court Stays Reservations, Killing Millions of Hopes
The Indian Supreme Court has put on hold reservations which were proposed in unison by the Indian parliament, thus challenging the writ of the government once again in the country.
The Reservations were meant to provide 27 percent to students from socially and educationally backward classes in all centraly funded institutions in the country. However, there was a severe backlash against this decision by the uppercaste populace in the country which dominates the socio-economic life of the country.
When the government introduced this Reservation Bill, the upper caste media was particualrly very vociferous against this step and as a result the government had to form a commitee to ensure that the interests of the student from the general category are not affacted.
Keeping in view the aspirations of the general category students in view, the Committee looked into the dettails of the entire matter and it was decided by the Prime Minister, himself that the government will increase the setas by 54 percent whereby the number of seats going to the general category students will not be disturbed.
Despite, this decision of the government the upper caste students supported by their mentors in media, politics, society and business approached the Supremem Court with the argument that the reservations are inherently wrong ans they should not accorded to the socially and educationally backward people.
This was done despite the fact that the government had ensured that the interests of the general category students were not affected in any way.
Now today, the Indian Supreme Court bench today stayed the implementation of the OBC reservation on the specious plea that they were based on the census of 1931 and this data could not be relied upon to provide reservations to the people.
An order typical of the upper caste judiciary and a news report filed in one of the oldest newspapers in Indian mentions and i Quote :
"The Supreme Court today stayed until August the 27 per cent reservation of seats in elite central educational institutions for backward class students.
In an interim order on a bunch of petitions by Youth for Equality and other student bodies, Justices Arijit Pasayat and LS Panta stayed the quota meant for socially and educationally backward classes (SEBC) students for the coming academic session of institutions like the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs).
Rejecting the central government's move to reserve the seats on an archaic 1931 caste-based census data, the bench said: "What may be valid data in 1931 cannot be a determinative factor now to accord reservation on its basis."
While directing for listing of the petition for final hearing in August, the bench said the government in the meantime could gather authentic data on India's caste population.
The bench virtually agreed with the petitioners' contention that "vote bank politics should be replaced by talent bank politics and not cast-based politics"."
Unquote: The Indian Supreme Court and the judiciary comprise a majority of people from upper castes and they were despite being on the highest seats of law, totally against providing any succour to the lower caste population of India, which has been suffering at their hands since time immemorial.
The governance of India, business, society, police and administration has been controlled by them and this order will ensure that the staus quo remains in this country forever.
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