The historic event of the programme of the reservation in the country India with the ruling of the Srimathi Champakam Case by the Supreme Court of India. (Supreme Court -1951) State of Madra vs Srimathi Champakam AIR 1951 SC 226. The directive from the government was held nullified and declared to be void by the Supreme Court in this judgment and this judgment differentiates the “Directive Principles of the state policy and the Fundamental Rights”.
Facts of the Case: In the year 1950 in Madras, in a college there was an entrance for the students to get their seats in the college. There was a system of quota followed by the college and the state had its support for the engineering and medical college which were four each in number. The major part was that the Government Order was issued by the Government of India which was known as the Communal Government Order the main aspect of the same was that the person’s caste played an important role because the reservations were on the caste basis. The Communal Order continued to be existing on the basis of the DPSP’s 46 Article and the Government held that it was helping the Schedule Caste and the Schedule Tribes with the promotion of the Educational Interest and enabling a thought for studying in the above mentioned people. Srimathi Champakam was a Brahmin and she was the one filing the case in the High Court of the Madras under the Article 226 of the Constitution of India for the violation of her admission which is her basic right despite her getting good grades.
Judgment of the Case: This Judgment has paved the way for the 1st Constitutional Amendment. The directive from the government was held nullified and declared to be void by the Supreme Court in this judgment and this judgment differentiates the “Directive Principles of the state policy and the Fundamental Rights”. The High Court verdict was upheld by the Supreme Court of India which led to the overturning of the Order given by the Government i.e the Communal Order of the Government in the year 1927.
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Judgment Reviewed by Kushala Simha