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The Constitution (103rd Amendment) Act

  • 12/03/2019
  • The Supreme Court decided to consider the question of whether the challenge to the 10% economic reservation law should be heard by a Constitution Bench.
  • The 50% quota limit was part of the Basic Structure of the Constitution, and the new amendment tinkered with it.
  • The Act amends Articles 15 and 16 of the Constitution, adding clauses empowering the government to provide reservation on the basis of economic backwardness.