"I am very happy that court has set all controversies at rest. One of the biggest controversies was that whether the reservation of 25 per cent applies to private schools or not... that controversy has been set to rest," Mr Sibal told NDTV.
Stating that citizens are entitled to go to court, he said the decision would boost the government's morale.
"This is what we expect from court. When you enact a legislation, it is not perfect... we keep on learning. We are very happy that broadly the court agrees with us," he said.
The court also made it clear that this quota would not be applicable to unaided minority institutions.
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