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HC notice to Gujarat govt on EWS quota ordinance

nation Updated: Jun 01, 2016 07:23 IST

AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat high court on Tuesday issued notice to the state government over a petition challenging an ordinance providing 10% reservation in government jobs and educational institutions to members of economically weaker section (EWS) as being “contrary to fundamental rights”. A vacation bench issued notice to secretaries of legislative and parliamentary affairs department, education department and general administrative department, and posted the matter for further hearing on June 22.

First Published: Jun 01, 2016 07:23 IST