Has general category pool shrunk due to EWS quota? Supreme Court asks [Day 5]

"You were trying to give something to have-nots at the expense of haves. But now it will be reverse," CJI Lalit observed.
Five-judge Constitution Bench, EWS
Five-judge Constitution Bench, EWS

On day 5 of the hearing in petitions challenging the validity of the 103rd Constitutional Amendment, the Supreme Court sought to know whether after creating a 10% quota for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS), the general category was denied a share which was earlier open for competition on merit.

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