In Hyderabad the petitions which are did by Pitani Satyanarayana and Dokka Manikya Varaprasada, former ministers of undivided AP, on the FAST scheme, the conditions of the scheme were seemingly against Article 15 (Equality Before Law) and Article 19 (Right to Freedom).
The Chief Justice said that if the state adopts same method and declares that it will finance only its natives, then it may affect our federal structure.
He said while implementing such schemes care should be taken because students from different parts of the country were studying in each and every state.
The Bench says that the government has its own policies, but it should be in a position to justify that its policies fell within the Constitution and also that the scheme was in the interests of poor students. As the government has failed to file counter by that time ,three weeks’ time has given to the AG, the Bench said.