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4) Recently, while ruling on inclusion or exclusion of certain castes or communities for availing reservation benefits, the Supreme Court argued that caste cannot be the only standard to determine backwardness, but can be an important factor. What is your opinion on this issue? Do you think reservation is used more as a political tool these days than as a tool of social justice? Critically comment.

TopicWelfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States

4) Recently, while ruling on inclusion or exclusion of certain castes or communities for availing reservation benefits,  the Supreme Court argued that caste cannot be the only standard to determine backwardness, but can be an important factor. What is your opinion on this issue? Do you think reservation is used more as a political tool these days than as a tool of social justice? Critically comment. (200 Words)

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