Whether clauses 46 and 47 of Air India Employees Service Regulations are violative of Art. 14,15 and 16 of the Indian constitution and thus ultra vires in whole or part?
Article 14, Equality before law The State shall not deny to any person equality before the law or the equal protection of the laws within the territory of India Prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth.
Article 15(1), The State shall not discriminate against any citizen on grounds only of religion, race, caste, sex, place of birth or any of them.
Article 16, Equality of opportunity in matters of public employment.