Supreme Court comes to the aid of Dalit student who cracked IIT JEE but missed out on seat due to non-payment of fees
Justice DY Chandrachud, AS Bopanna and Supreme Court

Supreme Court comes to the aid of Dalit student who cracked IIT JEE but missed out on seat due to non-payment of fees

A Bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and AS Bopanna said that the Court must rise above the law sometimes and take humanitarian considerations into account.

The Supreme Court on Thursday, came to the rescue of a 17-year-old boy from a Dalit community who had qualified for Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay but missed out on a seat because of failure to remit seat acceptance fees on time due to technical glitches (Prince Jaibir Singh v. Union of India).

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