Reservation in promotions for SC/ST category in MP: Supreme Court hearing stands deferred
New Delhi: The hearing in the case linked with reservation in promotions in Madhya Pradesh Government departments for those belonging to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, which was listed in the Supreme Court Weekly List No. 23 of 2016 for Wednesday, 21 September and Thursday, 22 September did not come up for hearing today as all matters listed before the concerned Bench stood adjourned.
Madhya Pradesh Government has filed an appeal in Supreme Court against the High Court order that struck down the State Govenment provision for reservation in promotions in government departments for those belonging to the Scheduled Caste and Schedules Tribe (SC/ST) category.
The case (C.A. NO. 5247/2016) was listed at serial no. 50 in Court No. 5 of Mr. Justice J. Chelameswar and Mr. Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre.
A Supreme Court notice today said that due to the non-availability of Mr. Justice J. Chelameswar, the matters shown in the Daily List of Regular and Miscellaneous matters for Thursday, 22 September 2016 in court No. 45 before the Bench comprising Mr. Justice J. Chelameswar and Mr. Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre will not be taken up for hearing and the same stand adjourned.
The apex court earlier in May this year had stayed the Madhya Pradesh High Court order.
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