Patna High Court sets aside Bihar laws raising reservation for SC/STs, Backward Classes to 65%

The reservation for the reserved category was increased to 65 percent in 2023. The decision reduced the space for those from open merit category to 35 percent.
Patna High Court
Patna High Court

The Patna High Court on Thursday set aside the amendments passed by the Bihar legislature in 2023 to increase the reservation for Backward Classes, Extremely Backward Classes, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (SC/STs) from 50 percent to 65 percent.

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