Disqualifying bespectacled candidates from work that can be done wearing glasses violates Article 14: Madras High Court

The question before Court was "Is a person, who could only perform a regular function by wearing glasses, disentitled to a post he can otherwise perform, by making an assessment qua eyesight without wearing glasses?"
Justices MM Sundresh, S Ananthi
Justices MM Sundresh, S Ananthi

The Madras High Court recently ruled that a person who has to wear glasses for regular functioning cannot be disqualified from a job an account of poor vision without glasses, when the job description does not specify such visual standards and the work can be done even by wearing glasses (The State of Tamil Nadu and ors. v. M Salai Gayathri and ors).

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