Supreme Court imposes costs of ₹7,500 on Central govt for not filing response in PIL to identify minorities based on State population

A Bench of Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and MM Sundresh imposed the costs on the Central government for not adhering to earlier deadlines to file a counter affidavit in the case.
Supreme Court imposes costs of ₹7,500 on Central govt for not filing response in PIL to identify minorities based on State population
Justices SK Kaul and MM Sundresh

The Supreme Court on Monday imposed costs of ₹7,500 on the Central government for failing to file its response to a public interest litigation petition filed by BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay seeking identification and grant of minority status to communities based on their population at the State level [Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay v. Union of India].

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