The Delhi High Court on Friday (July 6) asked Central government and AIIMS as why an acid attack victim (petitioner) has been denied reservation under Persons With Disability (PWD) quota for seeking job in the medical institution.
The single-judge bench of Justice PS Teji meanwhile permitted the petitioner to apply under General Category.
The bench fixed September 13 as final date of hearing.
In the plea, Mansuree has referred to an amendment in the disability act (2016) in which acid attack victims has been put under Disability benchmark.
—India Legal Bureau