Excluding SC/ ST, OBC from EWS reservation amounts to heaping fresh injustice on them: Justice S Ravindra Bhat in dissenting verdict

The judge observed that the constitutional amendment granting reservation was creating a delusional belief that those getting social and backward class benefit are somehow better placed than the other reservations.
CJI UU Lalit and Justice S Ravindra Bhat
CJI UU Lalit and Justice S Ravindra Bhat

The 103rd Constitutional Amendment that grants 10 percent reservation to Economically Weaker Section (EWS) among the forward castes is unconstitutional for excluding the Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) and Other Backward Classes (OBCs) from reservation, Justice S Ravindra Bhat of the Supreme Court said in his dissenting opinion.

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