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Protesting medicos should call off strike: SC

Source: PTI
May 29, 2006 19:06 IST
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The Supreme Court on Monday appealed to the agitating medicos to call off their strike considering that it had decided to examine the matter.

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"Now that we have taken up the matter they (agitating students) should call of the strike," a vacation Bench comprising Justice Arijit Pasayat and Justice L S Panta said.

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The appeal came in the wake of the apex court deciding to examine government's controversial move to provide 27 per cent reservation to socially and educationally backward classes in higher educational institutions.

The court was hearing the petitions filed by advocate Ashoka Kumar Thakur and Shiv Khera challenging the validity of Constitution's 93rd Amendment Act, 2005, extending reservation to OBCs.

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