Madras High Court strikes down 10.5 percent reservation for Vanniyar community

The Court ruled that the law was passed without any quantifiable data on the socio-educational status of the Vanniyars in the services and there was no objective criteria for sub-classifying Vanniyars.
Madras High Court strikes down 10.5 percent reservation for Vanniyar community
Madras High Court, Principal Bench

The Madras High Court on Monday struck down the law enacted by Tamil Nadu government providing 10.5 percent reservation in educational institutions and government jobs to Vanniyar caste (VV Saminathan v. Government of Tamil Nadu and ors).

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