Mumbai: Coming in defence of 10th class SSC
Board students, Shiv Sena on Tuesday said it will move the Supreme
Court against the Bombay High Court order striking down the
`best of five` system for junior college admissions in
Sena Executive President Uddhav Thackeray told agency that the
party will challenge the High Court decision in the apex
"Sena would approach SC independently as it is a question
of 16 lakh SSC Board students," a senior Sena leader said.
On delay in taking a decision to move the SC, the leader
said the party was taking legal opinions from experts before
The Maharashtra Government has already announced its
decision to move the apex court after its attempt to create a
level playing field in Std XI admissions met a stumbling block
with the High Court scrapping the `best of five` system last
The system was introduced by the government for the state
board students in February in which best marks from five
subjects out of six was considered for final percentage.
The Government also claimed that the system was to bring
uniformity in marks of SSC students with CBSE and ICSE Boards.
The admission process for junior colleges has been stalled
till July 10 by the government.