Refer question of exclusion of creamy layer from SC/STs to 7-Judge Bench, AG KK Venugopal to Supreme Court

Shruti Mahajan December 2 2019
Creamy layer

Attorney General for India KK Venugopal today asked the Supreme Court to refer the issue concerning exclusion of the creamy layer from the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes community to a larger Bench.

The matter came up before the Bench of Chief Justice of India SA Bobde and Justices BR Gavai and Surya Kant.

Senior Counsel Gopal Sankaranarayanan, appearing for the SC/ST groups, told the Court today that the issue was referred . . .

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