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Updated Mon, 14 Sep 2020 01:41 AM IST
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Bar Council of India has raised the maximum age limit to 30 years
Rajkumari Tyagi, a resident of Sahibabad in Uttar Pradesh, has taken this step after her application for admission to the LLB course of three years was rejected. Rajkumari Tyagi has already requested for inclusion of her petition in the Supreme Court hearing on this rule of BCI.
As per the BCI rules, the maximum age has been fixed at 20 years for the five-year LLB course and 30 years for the 3-year course.
The petition states that after being left alone to protect the property after the death of her husband, the princess had a desire to learn about the law. She has struggled with legal difficulties at all points from will to identification of records without the assistance of a lawyer.
The petition said that the right to equality (Article-14) given in the Constitution, the right to take up any business, job or profession (Article-19 (1) (g)) and protection of life and personal dignity by the latest rules. The right of (Article-21) has been violated.
He has appealed to the apex court that he has got the fundamental right to pursue legal education in the college of his choice under Article 14 of the Constitution. On this basis, he has requested the top court to intervene in his case.