Supreme Court stays MP High Court order against reservation in promotions for SC/ST category

Newsroom24x7 Staff

Supreme Court of IndiaBhopal: Supreme Court of India has stayed the Madhya Pradesh High Court order that struck down Madhya Pradesh provision for reservation in promotions in state government departments for those belonging to the Scheduled Caste and Schedules Tribe (SC/ST) category.

Madhya Pradesh additional Advocate General Pushpendra Kaurav gave this information to media persons today. The Supreme Court stay comes in response to an appeal filed by the State government challenging the High Court order which implied that those from the SC/ST categories who had been promoted under the provision for reservation in promotions were supposed to be reverted.

Read earlier news: High Court strikes down Madhya Pradesh provision for reservation in promotions to SC/ST category


Updated on: Sep 21, 2016  20:47

Reservation in promotions for SC/ST category: Appeal by MP Government is listed for hearing in weekly list

The appeal against the High Court order that struck down Madhya Pradesh provision for reservation in promotions in state government departments for those belonging to the Scheduled Caste and Schedules Tribe (SC/ST) category, which was filed in Supreme Court by Madhya Pradesh Government, is listed for hearing in Supreme Court Weekly List No. 23 of 2016 for Wednesday, 21st September, 2016 and Thursday, 22nd September, 2016.

The case (C.A. NO. 5247/2016) is listed at serial no. 50 in Court No. 5 of Mr. Justice J. Chelameswar and Mr. Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre. The apex court earlier in May this year had stayed the Madhya Pradesh High Court order.

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