Constitution of India, Article 14 – Petitioner admittedly, belong to the scheduled castes category and even if, they are not granted the benefit of reservation because of wrong filling of the sub category, their consideration against the general open seats cannot be denied to them especially when they have been found to have obtained more marks than the last selected and appointed general category candidate - If such an action of the respondents is permitted to be perpetuated, that would amount to violation of Article 14 of the Constitution of India as irrespective of the category to which the candidate belongs, he has right for consideration against the open/general category posts advertised.

 

(2020-2)198 PLR 175