The resolution is being challenged by Shabnam Mulani, a 39-year-old "police constable who wants to better her understanding of the law as [she hopes] it will aid in her job." The article notes:
Mulani's hopes of studying law this year were thwarted by the BCI resolution as she had exceeded the age limit. In her petition, Mulani states the age bar deprives her and others like her of their fundamental right, and scuttles their intellectual and educational growth . . . [and her counsel has c]alled the decision "ridiculous, vague, arbitrary, senseless, and absolutely unjust besides being unconstitutional."Aside from its (apparent) discriminatory underpinnings, one has to question the economic rationale for such a rule given the news of increased legal outsourcing to India.