Exclude ‘creamy layer’ from quota, apex court urged

August 23rd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notices to the central and state governments on a petition seeking exclusion of the “creamy layer” from the reserved category so that the most backward Dalit and tribals could get the benefits of reservation.

Petitioner O.P. Shukla, a retired Dalit government official, sought a review of the list of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes to ensure equitable distribution of benefits of reservation.

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