Supreme Court of India
Supreme Court of India

SC declines to hear plea for increasing reservation for Muslims in Kerala

ANI | Updated: Jul 01, 2019 17:38 IST

New Delhi [India], July 1 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain a petition seeking an increase in the percentage of reservation for the Muslim community in public employment in Kerala and revision of the state's backward community list.
However, a bench comprising Justices S A Bobde and B R Gavai granted liberty to the petitioner Minority Indians Planning and Vigilance Commission Trust (Trust) to approach the Kerala High Court.
The trust had sought a direction to the state government to revise the backward community list in accordance with the Kerala State Backward Classes Act, 1993. (ANI)