A writ Petition was disposed off by the Patna High Court on the ground that the Petitioner was not passing requisite eligibility criteria.

This case was filled by Ravikiran Prabhakar Dhobale Son of Prabhakar Dhobale, Resident of E Ward Sadar Bazar Vichare Mal, District – Kolhapur, Maharastra -416003 against the Union of India. The Judgment in Ravikiran Prabhakar Dhobale v. Union of India. (Citation: CWJC No.110 of 2021) was served by HONOURABLE MR. JUSTICE P. B. BAJANTHRI.

This Case was a Writ Petition in the nature of Mandamus filled under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, 1950. In this case the Petitioner was a candidate for recruitment to the post of constable in Railway Protection Force. He was nonsuited for the post of constable due to lack of eligibility criteria, that is, he did not possess experience certificate in musical instrument with reference to prescription of eligibility criteria wherein the candidates must have an experience of not less than two years in specified musical instrument.Through this Petition the Petitioner wants the Court to direct the respondents to appoint the Petitioner on post of Constable in Railway Protection Force/Railway Protection Special Force which is advertised through Employment Notice no. 01/2016, or alternatively Respondents may be directed for document verification afresh.


The Hon’ble Court after going through the arguments observed that the petitioner has not filed rejoinder affidavit countering the respondents arguments and that the petitioner did nkt possess two years experience in specified musical instrument, therefore, it is admitted fact that the petitioner did not fulfill the aforesaid eligibility criteria. In the light of these facts and arguments, the court served a judgment in favour of the Respondents and accordingly disposed of the petition.


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