Person cannot claim reservation based on caste after conversion to another religion: Madras High Court

Justice GR Swaminathan dismissed the plea filed by a Hindu man belonging to a community identified as an MBC who had converted to Islam, seeking caste based quota in state jobs.
Justice GR Swaminathan
Justice GR Swaminathan

The Madras High Court has held that a person cannot carry the caste or community he was born into even after converting to another religion and cannot claim reservation based on his caste after he has converted [U Akbar Ali v The State of Tamil Nadu and another].

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