Madras HC junks plea of aspirant seeking seat under reserved category in Tamil Nadu
The Madras High Court made it clear that candidates cannot get a medical seat in Tamil Nadu under reserved category on the basis of a community certificate obtained from any other state.
Justice S Vaidyanathan dismissed a petition by S Geetha, belonging to the Schedule Caste, seeking the direction of the court to the Directorate of Medical Education, Tamil Nadu, to consider a seat under the reserved category for her on the basis of a community certificate issued in Andhra Pradesh
The judge referred to an apex court order saying a Scheduled Caste/Tribe person who has migrated from the state of origin to some other state for education, employment etc. would be deemed to be a Scheduled Caste/Tribe of the state of origin and would be entitled to derive benefits from that state and not from the state to which he or she has migrated.
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