Women to be a part of Territorial Army after Delhi Court ruling

New Delhi: Delhi High Court has paved way for recruitment of women in Territorial Army which is the second line of defense after regular Army.

Court also said that any provision of the Act which bars or bans recruitment of women into the TA would be ultra vires the fundamental rights of equality provided under the Constitution.

A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar said the words “any person” in section 6 of the TA Act, shall include both men and women.

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