Supreme Court judge from SC community questions intergenerational benefits due to reservation; Punjab AG says creamy layer addresses it

A 7-judge bench led by Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud began hearing the case today concerning the validity of sub-categories among Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.
Supreme Court of India
Supreme Court of India

The Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that Punjab government's law on sub-classification within the reserved categories may have been aimed at excluding those whose one generation has already benefited due to the relaxations granted by law. [State of Punjab and ors vs Davinder Singh and ors].

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