Delhi High Court refuses to entertain PIL alleging Gallantry Medals are "arbitrarily" awarded

A Bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh heard the plea moved by a retired army colonel at some length before cautioning that heavy costs may be imposed if the petitioner presses the plea.
Gallantary awards, Delhi High Court
Gallantary awards, Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to entertain a public interest litigation (PIL) petition alleging that the system of awarding gallantry medals to army officers is arbitrary (Jaswant Singh v. Office of President of India).

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