[Private Unaided Schools] Service cases arising from contracts sans statutory force cannot be subject to Article 226 review: Supreme Court

The Court held that even if a body performing public duty is amenable to the writ jurisdiction, all its decisions cannot be subject to judicial review under Article 226.
Supreme Court of India
Supreme Court of India

Only those decisions having a public element can be reviewed by High Courts in exercise of its writ jurisdiction under Article 226 of the Constitution, the Supreme Court recently held [St. Mary’s Education Society v Rajendra Prasad Bhargava].

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