The Supreme Court hearing the challenge against Maratha Quota has issued notice in a writ petition challenging 102nd Constitutional Amendment.
"We are of the view that the present is not a case to be entertained under Article 32 of the Constitution and heard alongwith the cases which are posted before this Bench. We are of the view that ends of justice be served in giving liberty to the petitioners to challenge the statutory provisions before the High Court in an appropriate writ petition.", the bench said.
This writ petition, filed by Shiv Sangram, a political party based in Maharashtra and its leader Vinayakrao T. Mete, is tagged along with Maratha Quota cases.
Let formal notice be also issued to the learned Attorney General in view of the fact that the validity of the 102nd Constitutional Amendment, the bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan observed in the order.
The bench also de-tagged a writ petition challenging Haryana Backward Classes (Reservation in Services and Admission in Educational Institutions) Act, 2016.