Reservation of constituencies should continue till Scheduled Caste candidates are fielded and win in general constituencies: Madras High Court

"Though the political parties do lip service claiming themselves as the guardians of Scheduled Caste (SC), they lack moral courage to put up Scheduled Caste (SC) candidates in the general constituency", the Court said.
Madras High Court
Madras High Court

The Madras High Court on Wednesday favoured the continuation of reservations of constituencies for electoral candidates from the Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) community while observing that they are not extended as many opportunities to become MLAs in general constituencies (M Chandramohan v The Secretary, Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs).

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