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Supreme Court refuses to hear challenge to J&K Reorganization Act amendment providing for 100% domicile reservation in public employment

The Apex Court granted liberty to the petitioner to move the Jammu & Kashmir High Court and exhaust that option first before approaching the Supreme Court.

Debayan Roy

The Supreme Court today refused to hear a petition challenging the 100% domicile reservation in public employment brought in by the Jammu & Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019 post the abrogation of Article 370.

The Bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao, Hemant Gupta, and S Ravindra Bhat took up the plea for hearing today via video conferencing. However, it refused to entertain the same.

The Apex Court granted liberty to the petitioner to move the Jammu & Kashmir High Court and exhaust that option first before approaching the Supreme Court.

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