Ever tried to find out state of minorities? HC poser to govt

In a PIL seeking direction to the Gujarat government to implement the pre-metric scholarship scheme in the state, a division bench had held on October 8, 2012, that the government could not give monetary benefits to any community on the basis of religion as constitution prohibited discrimination on ground of religion.However, the bench had refused to act on its order since a contradictory view was taken by another division bench of the Gujarat HC earlier.

Later, Chief Justice of the high court had ordered the constitution of five-judge bench. Further hearing would continue on Wednesday.

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