Courts cannot issue writ of mandamus directing State to provide reservation: Supreme Court

The apex court quashed the direction of the High Court ordering the State to provide for a sports quota of 3 per cent in government medical/dental colleges in Punjab.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday reaffirmed that courts cannot issue a writ of mandamus directing a State to provide reservation to any class or category of citizens [State of Punjab v. Anshika Goyal].

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