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AMU no more a minority institution: HC

The Allahabad High Court has termed the granting of minority status to Aligarh Muslim University as unconstitutional.

india Updated: Jan 05, 2006 19:54 IST

In a major setback to the Centre, a division bench of the Allahabad High Court termed thegranting of minority status to Aligarh Muslim University as unconstitutional.

Upholding anearlierrulingthe court alsoquashed 50 per cent reservationfor Muslims.

The order was passed by a bench comprising Chief Justice AN Ray and Justice Ashok Bhushan on petitions filed by the central government and AMU challenging the single-judge verdict on October 4, 2005.

First Published: Jan 05, 2006 13:49 IST