Pinnacle court reverses the Punjab and Haryana High Court order regarding 75 percent locals quota in private jobs in the state of Haryana

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Big Victory for Government of Haryana, The top Court today struck down the Punjab and Haryana High Court order to end Haryana's seventy five percent reservation in private sector employment for Haryana people alone. 

Bench Comprising of Justice Laavu Nageswara Rao and PS Narasimha today noted this judgement and also directed the state should not take any “coercive steps against the employers”.

Earlier The Punjab and Haryana high court delivered an order to end 75% locals quota in the private sector after that the state government of Haryana went for an appeal to the supreme court and today the top court kept this order out and said “the court did not give sufficient reasons for staying the law".

Some corporate companies and other industries claimed and argued that this law is against the equity and excellence and also against the rules set by the constitution of India. On the other hand, the Haryana state government strongly argued that this law only brings the classification by the geographical area and this is allowed as per the constitution.

State government of Haryana also argued that “It is to protect the right to life/livelihood of people domiciled in the state and to protect their health, living conditions and their right to employment”.

State government today further argued that the earlier Punjab and Haryana high court’s judgement regarding this was passed after just ninety seconds hearing and also said the advocate for the government didn’t get a chance to argue and he is unheard.

Today the top Court ordered the High Court to hear the issue completely and rule in four weeks.

Bench said "We do not intend to deal with merits of matter... request the High Court to decide expeditiously, and not later than four weeks. Parties are directed not to seek adjournment...".

Bench further said "In the meanwhile, Haryana is directed not to take coercive action against employers. The impugned order passed by the High Court is set aside as the High Court has not given sufficient reasons...".

In the previous November month this said act ‘The Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Act’ got passed in the state of Haryana.