South Asian University established by SAARC agreement; not State under Article 12: Delhi High Court

The Court dismissed a writ petition filed by professors of the South Asian University who were suspended for their alleged involvement in a student protest.
South Asian University
South Asian University

The Delhi High Court has held that the South Asian University (SAU), which was established by an agreement between the members of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), is neither a ‘State’ under Article 12 of the Constitution of India nor does it fall under the ambit of Article 226 [Dr Snehashish Bhattacharya & Ors v South Asian University].

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