The order comes on a cluster of petitions challenging the High Court order that quashed a Tamil Nadu quota law providing 10.5% special reservation to the Vanniyar community
Akhilesh addressing an election meeting stated that the BJP is hatching a conspiracy to end reservation, hence selling government organisations to the private sector.
The Opposition BJP and Congress urged the state government to ensure 27 pc reservation for the OBCs first and then proceed with the election.
The BSP chief claimed that her party leaders from OBC and minority communities were entrusted with bringing in people from their community on the reserved seats.
While the Centre has been providing 27 per cent reservation to OBCs in educational institutions, the BJD government is reluctant to extend similar benefits to OBC students of Odisha.
JNTU admissions director Dr. Ch Venkata Ramana Reddy said that BC, SC and ST candidates who had qualified NET, SET, GATE, GPAT or other entrance tests in Open Category were allotted seats.
Advocate General B S Prasad informed the court that the Cabinet in its wisdom felt it desirable to allocate such percentage of reservation to Gouds, SCs and STs in allocation of liquor shops.
Justice K Lakshman directed Special Government Pleader Radhiv Reddy to furnish written instruction in the case by Thursday
The State government on Friday notified the final list of reservations for the Zilla Parishad (ZP) president posts ahead of the panchayat elections to be held around February next year.
The House will now send the resolution to the Odisha State Commission for Backward Classes for onward transmission to the Centre.
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Congress bats for reservations for migrants while Shiv Sena stays firm on its son of the soil agenda.
BJP alleged that the BJD government is not implementing the report under the plea that the Orissa High Court struck down the State government order as the quota limit is crossing the 50 pc ceiling.