WP(C) 7515/2016. Gauhati High Court

Case NumberWP(C) 7515/2016
Judgement DateFebruary 28, 2021
CourtGauhati High Court

WP(C) No.7515 of 2016

B E F O R E

HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE SUMAN SHYAM

28.02.2017

He a rd Mr. P. P. Dutta , le a rne d c o unse l fo r the writ p e titio ne r. Also he a rd Mr. N. Sa rma , le a rne d Sta nd ing C o unse l, Ele me nta ry Ed uc a tio n De p a rtm e nt, Assa m, a p p e a ring o n b e ha lf o f re sp o nd e nt No s.1, 2, 4 a nd 5 a s we ll a s Ms. R. B. Bo ra , le a rne d G o ve rnme nt Ad vo c a te , Assa m a p p e a ring o n b e ha lf o f re sp o nd e nt No .3.

This writ p e titio n ha s b e e n file d a lle g ing imp ro p e r re je c tio n o f the a p p lic a tio n d a te d 24.07.2009 file d b y the p e titio ne r fo r c o mp a ssio na te a p p o intme nt. The mo the r o f the p e titio ne r wa s se rving a s the He a d mistre ss o f the Ha rija n L. P. Sc ho o l, G o la g ha t To wn a nd she e xp ire d o n 12.06.2009 while in se rvic e . The p e titio ne r b e ing a Ma ste r d e g re e ho ld e r in Po litic a l Sc ie nc e ha d sub mitte d his a p p lic a tio n o n 24.07.2009 se e king a p p o intme nt o n c o mp a ssio na te g ro und , whic h, a c c o rd ing to the p e titio ne r, wa s re c e ive d b y the o ffic e o f the re sp o nd e nt No .5 o n the sa me d a y. The ma tte r wa s the re a fte r p la c e d b e fo re the me e ting o f the Distric t Le ve l C o mmitte e (DLC ) o f G o la g ha t d istric t he ld o n 19.08.2011. Ho we ve r, the c a se o f the p e titio ne r wa s re je c te d b y c iting the re a so n “ Re je c te d d ue to la te sub missio n a p p lic a tio n” .

Assa iling the a fo re sa id d e c isio n o f the DLC , Mr. Dutta sub mits tha t the a p p lic a tio n ha ving b e e n file d within a p e rio d o f me re ly o ne mo nth twe lve d a ys fro m the d e mise o f his mo the r, the DLC c o uld no t ha ve re je c te d the sa me o n the g ro und tha t the sa me wa s b a rre d b y time . In suc h vie w o f the ma tte r, sub mits Mr. Dutta the re wa s no p ro p e r c o nsid e ra tio n o f the a p p lic a tio n ma d e b y the writ

p e titio ne r a nd the ma tte r c a lls fo r a re -c o nsid e ra tio n b y the a utho ritie s.

The re sp o nd e nts ha ve no t file d a ny a ffid a vit. The le a rne d c o unse l fo r the re sp o nd e nt No .3 sub mits tha t a ltho ug h no b a sis fo r ho ld ing tha t the a p p lic a tio n wa s b a rre d b y time is a va ila b le o n re c o rd , ye t, the a p p lic a tio n ma d e b y the...

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