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Balvinder Sangwan & Ors. vs State (Gnct) Of Delhi Through … on 29 June, 2020

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1. Writ Petition No.3454/2020 challenges the Admission Notification
dated 14.01.2020 and the Admission Guidelines issued by the National Law
University, Delhi for admitting students to the BA LL.B (Five Year
Programme) and LL.M (One Year Programme), providing therein 50%
horizontal reservation to candidates who have passed the qualifying
examination from a recognized school/college/institute located within the
NCT of Delhi as being void and ultra vires of the National Law University
Act, 2007 (in short, ‘NLU Act’) and in violation of Article 14 of the
Constitution of India.
2. The petitioners have further prayed that it be declared that the
Government of NCT of Delhi or the Directorate of Higher Education are not
empowered or authorised to interfere in the administrative and functional
autonomy of the National Law University, Delhi. They have also prayed for
a direction to be issued to the National Law University, Delhi to bring in a
fresh/revised Admission Notification in conformity with the previous
Admission Notification, for making admission in the academic year 2020-

Source: Indian Kanoon

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