Quota benefit of Bihar & Jharkhand

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  • August 21, 2021
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Quota benefit of Bihar & Jharkhand

Part of: Prelims and GS – II – Judiciary 

  • The Supreme Court has ruled that a person belonging to a reserved category is entitled to claim the benefit of reservation in either of the successor States of Bihar or Jharkhand, but cannot claim benefit of the quota simultaneously in both the successor States upon their reorganisation in November, 2000.
  • The SC also held that members of the reserved category, who are residents of the successor State of Bihar, while participating in open selection in Jharkhand, shall be treated to be migrants, and they can participate in the general category without claiming the benefit of reservation and vice versa.

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