The Center and the states have demanded an urgent hearing on the matters related to reservation in promotion policy. The top court has directed the state governments to identify issues unique to the states and file them in the Supreme Court within two weeks.
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The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that it will hear the final hearing of matters related to reservation in promotion in jobs across the country from October 5. The court said that every state has its own unique issues, so the state-wise cases will be heard. The top court has directed the state governments to identify issues unique to the states and file them in the Supreme Court within two weeks.
In fact, the Center and the states have demanded an urgent hearing on matters related to reservation in the promotion policy. Governments say that due to pending cases in the Supreme Court, appointments to lakhs of posts are stalled. Hearing on the issue of reservation in promotion was held in the Supreme Court today. During the hearing, the states told the court that the issue of reservation in promotion should be resolved by hearing at the earliest.
The situation of contradiction created due to the orders of the High Court
The states said that due to the orders of different High Courts, a situation of contradiction has arisen, due to which appointments are not being made to many posts. The states told the court that there was promotion for regular posts at the central government level. However, promotion to reserved posts across the country has been stalled since 2017. The state governments have demanded an urgent hearing in this matter. Let us inform that 133 petitions have been filed in this matter from across the country and in all these petitions difficult problems have been raised at the state level.
States will have to give list of legal hurdles within two weeks
The Supreme Court said that from October 5, the final hearing on reservation in promotion will start. The top court has asked all the states in this regard to file a list of legal hurdles being faced in their states within two weeks. A three-judge bench comprising Justice L Nageswara Rao, Justice BR Gavai and Justice Sanjiv Khanna is hearing 133 petitions filed on the issue of reservation policy. The court said that there is no need to tell how the reservation policy will be implemented, the states themselves will decide how they will implement this policy.
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