"Illegality strikes at the root", Allahabad HC while dismissing plea by law students found ineligible to avail State Scholarship scheme

"... if initial action is not in consonance with law, all subsequent and consequential proceedings would fall through for the reason that illegality strikes at the root of the order", the Court said.
"Illegality strikes at the root", Allahabad HC while dismissing plea by law students found ineligible to avail State Scholarship scheme
Allahabad High Court

The Allahabad High Court on Friday dismissed a petition filed by two law students seeking directions for further payments under a State fee reimbursement and scholarship Scheme, on the ground that the scheme inapplicable to them to begin with.

In doing so, a Single Judge Bench of Justice Sangeeta Chandra reiterated that when an initial action is not in consonance with law, all subsequent and consequential proceedings would stand vitiated.

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