Delhi High Court comes to aid of couple, tells JNU hostel to let them in

Written by Pritam Pal Singh | New Delhi

Published: July 5, 2020 5:56:06 AM


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The Delhi High Court has come to the rescue of a pair who have been denied re-entry into the hostel on the campus of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) for married college students due to a round stating that the lockout Students who’ve beforehand left campus could return. Only after the issuance of such notification.

The petitioner, a PhD scholar in the third yr at JNU, was out for his area work for OP Jindal University in Sonepat, and didn’t return to the hostel due to the lockdown. He demanded the cancellation of the June eight order by the Dean of Students, JNU, stating that the college would stay closed and its reopening time could also be delayed after August 15 or later.

The courtroom noticed that the couple has no different place to go and is unlikely to acquire “an alternative accommodation, especially in a hurry to try the epidemic”.

The courtroom on Friday claimed that the person had married one another towards the needs of his household and his marriage was opposed by the village elders, Khap Panchayat. The courtroom stated, “Therefore, they cannot return to their place of residence.”

The couple has been residing in a hostel for married college students at JNU for the final 5 years. The plea states that he has two extra years to full his thesis, and that he “has neither alternative accommodation nor will anyone provide shelter to him, especially in these chaotic Kovid-19 pandemic situations. . “

Justice Najmi Waziri, listening to the petition, stated, “As it may be, the university’s hostel of married couples is the only house where the petitioner and his spouse have been residing for the past few years. Except for due process of law, the same They cannot be denied access. Only because they went out on some fieldwork cannot be denied re-entry … because after allotment, they cannot close. The accommodation allotted to them. Should not be stopped from living in. “

Monika Arora, the Permanent Counsel of the Central Government, obtained directions from JNU and said that “the University has reconsidered the petitioner’s case and due to her special circumstances, she and her husband have to re-enter the residence in their allotted university accommodation and Restoration will be allowed. “.

The petition was then disposed of.

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