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Physical Disability Category is a Reservation Category in itself

Posted in Case Review, Disability Support, and Employement

Case Title: M Selvakumar Vs. Union of India, MANU/SC/0075/2017 In this 2017 case, a physically handicapped person who had appeared for the Civil Services Examination 7 times asked for a 3-year extension in lieu of him also falling under the reserved OBC category. The Supreme Court Bench comprising of Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Ashok Bhushan held that that physically disabled category is a category in itself and cannot avail further reservations. The horizontal reservation…