TN Public Service Commission can provide only horizontal reservation for women in public employment: Madras High Court

The action of the TNPSC and the State government in effectively providing vertical reservation to women was opposed to the judgments of the apex court and the constitutional framework, the Court held.
Madras High Court
Madras High Court

The Madras High Court recently reiterated that women can only be provided horizontal reservation, since the Constitution prohibits discrimination in public employment on the basis of gender. [M Satheesh Kumar v. State of Tamil Nadu]

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