Delhi High Court seeks response from Central government on plea against exclusion of male nurses from military
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Delhi High Court seeks response from Central government on plea against exclusion of male nurses from military

The Court was dealing with a plea challenging the provisions of the Military Nursing Service Ordinance, 1943, which allegedly restricts employment in the military solely to female nurses.

The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice to the Central government on a petition filed by the Indian Professional Nurses Association, challenging certain sections of the Military Nursing Service Ordinance, 1943 and the Military Nursing Service (India) Rules, 1944 , on grounds that both provide only for appointment of female nurses in the Indian military [Indian Professional Nurses Association v. Union of India].

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