[Day 2 EWS Quota Hearing] If economic condition is recognised basis for classification, is 10% EWS quota not permissible: Supreme Court

The petitioners argued that if a person is economically disadvantaged, they may be given financial assistance but granting them reservation on this basis is an affront to the Constitution of India.
[Day 2 EWS Quota Hearing] If economic condition is recognised basis for classification, is 10% EWS quota not permissible: Supreme Court

On the second day of hearing the petitions challenging constitutional validity of the 103rd Constitutional Amendment granting 10% reservation to Economically Weaker Section of the society, the Supreme Court questioned if the EWS quota would pass the test of constitutionality "if economic basis is a recognised basis for classification." [Janhit Abhiyan vs Union of India]

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