NEET: Committee to set up Center on the issue of 50% reservation to OBC- Madras HC

On the reservation issue in NEET, the Madras High Court has ordered the Central Government to form a committee within three months. Let me tell you that this matter came to the court regarding 50 percent reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBC) in All India Quota (AIQ) in medical admission.

The Madras High Court heard on Monday the matter of giving 50 percent reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBC) in the All India Quota (AIQ) in medical admissions. On this, the court ordered the central government that in three months a committee should be formed which enacted a law to give quota to OBC in All India seat.

Supreme Court to hear plea seeking 50% OBC quota in Tamil Nadu medical colleges on July 13

Couple Bench of Chief Justice AP Sahi and Justice Senthil Kumar Ramamurthy said that the committee should include representatives from the Central Government, Tamil Nadu Government and Medical Council of India (MCI).

Please tell that political parties had earlier filed a petition in the Supreme Court, but the top court refused to listen to their arguments and told them to go to the High Court first. Only the apex court can take a decision in this regard.

The court turned down the MCI’s plea

There is no legal restriction in giving reservation to the OBC on the seat of All India quota.

The court also said that it is not passing an affirmative order in relation to providing reservation under the law of not interfering in the policy decisions of the government.

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