Reservation to SC/ST, SEBC under Articles 15, 16 not part of basic structure of Constitution: Justice Dinesh Maheshwari in EWS case

Justice Maheshwari authored one of the judgments with the majority opinion upholding the constitutional validity of the 103rd Constitutional Amendment that grants 10% reservation to Economically Weaker Sections.
EWS Quota with Justice Dinesh Maheshwari
EWS Quota with Justice Dinesh Maheshwari

Provisions in Articles 15 and 16 enabling reservation for Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes (SC/ST) and Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) do not form part of the basic structure of the Constitution, Justice Dinesh Maheshwari held on Monday in the case relating to reservation for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) [Janhit Abhiyan v. Union of India & Ors.].

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