[BREAKING] Supreme Court orders creation of a seat in IIT Bombay for Dalit student who was unable to pay fees on time

The Court exercised its powers under Article 142 to direct authorities to earmark a seat for the student, noting that it will be a great travesty of justice if the boy misses out on admission due to no fault of his.
[BREAKING] Supreme Court orders creation of a seat in IIT Bombay for Dalit student who was unable to pay fees on time
Justice DY Chandrachud, AS Bopanna and Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday, directed the creation of a seat in Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay for a 17-year-old Dalit boy who had qualified for IIT exam 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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