No rule can be struck down merely because it has been wrongly interpreted by the Government so as to defeat the object of advancing the cause of higher merit.
A rule can not be struck down merely because it has been wrongly interpreted by Government
Supreme Court guidelines
(a) AIR 1963 SC 591 (Khandige Sham Bhat v. Agricultural Income-tax Officer).
(b) AIR 1993 SC 1947 (Venkateswara Theatre v. State of Andhra Pradesh)
(c) AIR 1980 SC 2056 (Kamal Kanti Dutta v. Union of India)
(d) AIR 1986 SC 1205 (Municipal Corporation, Ahmedabad v. Jan Mohammed Usmanbhai) relying upon AIR 1980 SC 2056 Paras 38, 58, 67.
(e) AIR 1981 SC 1922 (K. P. Varghese v. Income Tax Officer, Ernakulam) Para 11 at Page 1932
(f) AIR 1984 SC 1543 (Mahamshtra S.B.O.S. & H. Education v. Paritosh Bhupeshkumar Sheth) Paras 16, 21, 22 at page 1551.
(g) AIR 1996 SC 1627 : JT 1996 (3) SC 679 (State of Andhra Pradesh v. McDowell & Co.), Para 45, Page 702
(h) AIR 1993 SC 978 (R. L. Bansal v. Union of India)
(i) AIR 1993 Delhi 40 (Sandhya Kabra v. University of Delhi) Para 43 at Page 49 (Full Bench) (AIR 1971 SC 1439 had been referred)
(j) AIR 1994 Delhi 108 (Dr. Veena Gupta v. University of Delhi) F.B. Para 11
(k) AIR 2000 Allahabad 191 (Dr. Naveen Jamval v. Dr. Arvind Kumar Kenkane) Division Bench, Para 13.
(1) AIR 1998 SC 680 (Rajiv Mittal v. Maharshi Dayanand University) (m) AIR 1989 SC 711 (Union of India v. M. V. V. S. Murthy) Para 5
(n) AIR 1997 SC 2643 at page 2644 – 2645 (State of Bihar v. Kaushal Kishore Singh)