Supreme Court grants permanent commission to women in navy

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New Delhi: Supreme Court grants permanent commission to women in navy. SC says that there cannot be gender discrimination in granting permanent commission to women officer in Navy after statutory bar was lifted by Centre to allow entry of women officers in Navy.

SC asks Centre to consider granting permanent commission to all women officers in Navy within three months with increments.

Supreme Court rejects Centre’s plea referring to physiological limitations of women officers in granting permanent commission, says it is a reflection of gender stereotypes on part of govt.

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