The petitioner, K C Rajanna, alleged that the State Government appointed Olekar on November 27, 2020 for political reasons.
The Judge observed that the Commission cannot be construed to be a Tribunal or a forum discharging functions of a judicial character or court.
The bench relied on its 2008 verdict and said that this Court had drawn distinction between the expression "public place" and "in any place within public view".
It is thus envisaged that establishment of Science Technology and Innovation (STI) Hubs will develop, nurture and ensure development, of the SC and STs population.
As part of this, the community members are also planning to take out a mega rally in February next year if they are not granted the ST tag.
Lack of awareness in elders reason for poor literacy rate among tribal students: Centre tells Parliament
According to the Census 2011, the literacy rate of scheduled tribes was 59 percent as compared to the overall literacy rate of 73 percent.
In its 78-page judgment, the bench observed that the benefit of reservation, by and large, is not trickling down to the poorest of the poor.
In other words, there is a ban on de-reservation of vacancies reserved for SCs, STs and OBCs in direct recruitment.
The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) has given its nod for the inclusion of the Tamaria community of Jharkhand in the list of scheduled tribes in Jharkhand.
The top court further observed that the Government official cannot be prosecuted on mere allegation of committing an offence under the Act without the sanction of appointing authority.