Supreme Court Allows Pregnant Student To Attend Lectures After She Was Barred From Giving Exams By Law Faculty
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Ankita Meena, the Law Faculty student who was barred from giving her fourth semester exams due to low attendance got relief by the top court.Ankita couldn’t attend lectures as she was pregnant.She challenged this in Court and the final verdict of Supreme Court has now granted Meena permission to attend classes and sit for examination too.

A notice was issued by a bench of Justice AM Khanwilkar and Justice Kurian Joseph, to Delhi University. The notice clearly stated that Ankita could attend classes after completing the required formalities. Also,Meena’s lawyers,Himanshu Dhuper and Ashish Virmani¬†threw light on one of the rules of the University of Delhi which allows relaxation in attendance for pregnant students.Delhi University allows relaxation in attendance for the pregnant students or students on maternity leave, for a certain period, by rule.


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