HC seeks Jamia University's response on student's plea
A bench of Chief Justice D Murugesan and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw sought the university's response to the student's plea challenging the order of the court's single-judge bench, dismissing his plea earlier against denial of the admission.
Issuing notice to Jamia and its vice-chancellor, the division bench sought their replies by November 9 on Hamidur Rahman's plea, filed through counsel Sitab Ali Chaudhary.
In his plea, Rahman has alleged he was denied admission as he had sought the high court's direction to the university to hold students union elections, suspended since 2006.
Challenging the single-judge bench's order, Rahman said, "the single judge has failed to appreciate that the action of the university and the vice-chancellor in denying him admission had only one object and tendency i.e. to coerce and pressurise him to withdraw the pending plea for restoration of democracy and teaching him as well as to other students a lesson not to raise their voice against injustice..."
Rahman said he is a meritorious student and more than 10 seats were left vacant as of now.
"The action of the university is illegal, malafide, discriminatory, unjust, unwarranted, uncalled for, tyrant, biased and without jurisdiction and thus liable to be quashed or set aside by this court as the same cannot stand the scrutiny of law," Rahman said in his
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