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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EMPOWERMENT
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 279
ANSWERED ON:  04.02.2020
SCs Creamy Layer Exclusion from Reservation
Andimuthu Raja
Will the Minister of



SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EMPOWERMENT be pleased to state:-


GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EMPOWERMENT
LOK SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 279
TO BE ANSWERED ON 04.02.2020

SCs CREAMY LAYER EXCLUSION FROM RESERVATION

279. SHRI A. RAJA:

Will the Minister of SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EMPOWERMENT

(a) whether the Government is planning for Scheduled Castes creamy layer exclusion from reservation;

(b) if so, the details thereof and the reasons therefor;

(c) whether the Government has urged the Supreme Court to review its decision given last year in this regard; and

(d) if so, the details thereof and the reasons therefor?


ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EMPOWERMENT
(SHRI RATTAN LAL KATARIA)

(a) to (d): As per Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), Samta Andolan Samiti has filed a Writ Petition No.2/2018 against the UOI before the Hon''ble Supreme Court praying for exclusion of creamy layer in SC/ST from the benefits of reservation. The Government has filed a reply against the above mentioned Writ Petition and the matter is presently sub-judiced.
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