EWS reservation an evolution; does not erode SC/ST, OBC rights: AG KK Venugopal to Supreme Court [Day 4]

AG Venugopal submitted that the SC/ST categories had "far more additional advantages to them" compared to EWS in the general category.
EWS, AG KK Venugopal. Supreme Court
EWS, AG KK Venugopal. Supreme Court

On the fourth day of the hearing in the challenge to the validity of the Constitution (One Hundred and Third Amendment) Act, Attorney General for India KK Venugopal told the Supreme Court that the 10% quota to Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) was not violative of the basic structure of the Constitution, since it does not disturb reservation granted to Scheduled Tribes/Scheduled Castes (SC/ST) and Other Backward Classes (OBC) categories.

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