Creamy layer in sc/st

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The 'creamy layer' concept is currently meant only for the OBCs. This concept is currently not applied to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. ... SC/ST can enjoy financial assistance provided by reservation irrespective of their financial status.

Four years after agreeing to examine whether to bar the creamy layer among SCs/STs from getting reservation benefits, the Supreme Court on Monday refused to look into the issue and said it came within the domain of Parliament.