Debating India

OBC RESERVATIONS

Increase in quota will divide nation: SC

Monday 29 May 2006, by VENKATARAMAN*R.

New Delhi, May 29: In a caustic remark the Supreme Court said that the proposed increase of OBC reservation would divide the great nation on the basis of caste.

A vacation bench of Justice Arijit Pasayat and Justice L S Panta ordered the Union of India to answer to three crucial questions:

1 What is the basis of the norms for fixing the OBC category?

2 What is the rational behind fixing it?

See online : The Indian Express

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