SC refuses to entertain pleas in opposition to Bihar govt’s resolution to carry caste survey | India Information

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Courtroom on Friday refused to entertain a batch of pleas difficult the Bihar authorities’s resolution to conduct a caste survey within the state.
A bench of justices BR Gavai and Vikram Nath mentioned there isn’t a advantage within the petitions and dismissed them with liberty to the petitioners to method the excessive courtroom involved.
“So that is publicity curiosity litigation. How can we subject instructions on how a lot reservation must be granted to such and such caste? How will they (state) decide how a lot reservation is to be granted to whom? Sorry, we will not subject such instructions and might’t entertain these petitions,” the bench advised the counsel for the petitioners.
The highest courtroom, which was listening to three petitions on the problem together with one filed by an NGO, mentioned the petitioners can method the Patna Excessive Courtroom for an acceptable treatment.
“All of the petitions are dismissed as withdrawn with liberty to hunt acceptable treatments in regulation,” the bench ordered.
On January 11, the highest courtroom had mentioned that it could take up the matter on January 20, after one of many petitioners talked about an pressing itemizing of the matter.
One of many PILs on the problem was filed within the apex courtroom by advocate Barun Kumar Sinha in search of quashing of the notification issued by deputy secretary, authorities of Bihar, for conducting a caste survey within the state and to restrain the authorities involved from conducting the train.
The petitioner, Akhilesh Kumar, sought quashing of the notification dated June 6, 2022 issued by the Bihar authorities.
The plea contended that the topic of the survey falls in Listing 1 of the seventh Schedule of the Structure and solely the Centre has the facility to carry the train.
The PIL alleged that the notification violated Article 14 of the Structure which supplies for equality earlier than regulation and equal safety beneath the regulation, including that the notification was “unlawful, arbitrary, irrational and unconstitutional”.
“If the proclaimed objective of the caste-based survey is to accommodate the individuals of State struggling caste persecution, the excellence on the idea of caste and nation of origin is irrational and unjustified. None of those distinctions correspond with the ostensible objective of the regulation,” the petition mentioned.

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