SC/ST judgment: Potential for misuse not a valid ground to read down statute, Centre seeks review

Murali Krishnan April 2 2018
economic reservation, Ambedkar Supreme Court

The Central government has wasted no time in seeking a review of the controversial judgment by the Supreme Court inĀ Dr. Subhash Kashinath Mahajan vs. State of Maharashtra.

A review petition was filed today, assailing the judgment which had introduced safeguards to prevent misuse of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 against officers who deal with the complaints under the Act in their official capacity . . .

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