Nature of grievance

Where the law is manifestly (a) oppressive, (b) unwarranted, (c) irrational, (d) needlessly invades the privacy of persons (d) disproportionately beneficial to a class of persons, at the cost of the other persons; (e) where the punishment / penalty prescribed is disproportionate to the act which is forbidden; and in all these cases the law may not be discriminatory, per se. yet may be declared invalid on the grounds of irrationality, and wanting in “reasonableness”, frustrating the mandate of Article 14, and Writ jurisdiction of High Court may be invoked challenging such law being violative of Article 14 of the Constitution of India