WP(C) 615/2016. Gauhati High Court

Case NumberWP(C) 615/2016
Judgement DateFebruary 27, 2021
CourtGauhati High Court

WP(C) No.615 of 2016

B E F O R E

HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE SUMAN SHYAM

27.02.2017

He a rd Ms. K. De vi, le a rne d c o unse l fo r the p e titio ne r. Also he a rd Mr. C . Bha tta c ha rje e , le a rne d d e p a rtme nta l c o unse l a p p e a ring fo r the re sp o nd e nt No s.1to 3. No ne a p p e a rs fo r re sp o nd e nt No s.4 a nd 5.

The c o ntro ve rsy in this writ p e titio n p e rta ins to c o mp e ting c la im ma d e b y the writ p e titio ne r a s we ll a s the re sp o nd e nt No .5 fo r ho ld ing the p o st o f in-c ha rg e He a d ma ste r in the Ba rb ha g G irls Hig h Sc ho o l, Na lb a ri. It ma y b e me ntio ne d he re in tha t b y the o rd e r d a te d 03.08.2015 issue d b y the re sp o nd e nt No .2 the re sp o nd e nt No .5 ha s b e e n a llo we d to ho ld the c ha rg e o f He a d ma ste r o f the sa id sc ho o l.

Ms. K. De vi, le a rne d c o unse l fo r the p e titio ne r, sub mits tha t the p e titio ne r is no t o nly se nio r to the re sp o nd e nt No .5 in the sc ho o l b ut is a lso b e tte r q ua lifie d a nd the re fo re , in vie w o f the se ve ra l jud ic ia l p ro no unc e me nts o f this C o urt ma nd a ting tha t o nly the se nio rmo st q ua lifie d c a nd id a te is re q uire d to b e a p p o inte d a s the in-c ha rg e He a d ma ste r, the a p p o intme nt o f the re sp o nd e nt No .5 is ille g a l a nd lia b le to b e se t a sid e .

The le a rne d d e p a rtme nta l c o unse l ha s d ra wn the a tte ntio n o f this C o urt to the le tte r d a te d 11.09.2015 (Anne xure -I to the writ p e titio n) issue d b y the Insp e c to r o f Sc ho o ls, NDC , Na lb a ri to sub mits tha t b o th p a rtie s ha ve a lre a d y b e e n he a rd b y the Sc ho o l Insp e c to r a nd the re a fte r the e ntire ma tte r wa s fo rwa rd e d b e fo...

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