Reservation cannot be mixed with age relaxation: Madras HC dismisses pleas to relax age limit for backward classes on par with SC/ST candidates for District Judge exam

"The power to relax is not a fundamental right of reservation to be enforced under Part III of the Indian Constitution", the Bench observed.
Reservation cannot be mixed with age relaxation: Madras HC dismisses pleas to relax age limit for backward classes on par with SC/ST candidates for District Judge exam
Madras High Court

The Madras High Court on Thursday dismissed pleas filed seeking for the relaxation of the upper age limit to write the District Judge exam from 45 years to 48 years for other Backward Classes, on par with the age relaxation given for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) candidates.

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