Jammu & Kashmir High Court dismisses plea challenging reservation, ST status granted to 'Pahari Speaking People'

The Court said that a writ petition under Article 226 of the Constitution can be maintained only by an aggrieved person whose legal or constitutional right has been infringed and not by an unaffected party.
High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, Jammu wing
High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, Jammu wing

The High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh recently upheld the amendments to the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Rules, 2005, by which 4 percent reservation was provided to 'Pahari Speaking People' in respect of each service, class, category and grade in services and posts under the Union Territory [Mohammad Anwar Chowdhary and others V/s UT of Jammu and Kashmir and others].

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