OA 220 of 2013. Case: Dharam Chand Vs Union of India and Others. Armed Forces Tribunal

Case NumberOA 220 of 2013
CounselFor Appellant: Mr. Ravi Badyal, Advocate and For Respondents: Mr. Anil Khurana, CGC
JudgesRajesh Chandra, Member (J) and H.S. Panag, Member (A)
IssueService Law
Judgement DateJanuary 17, 2013
CourtArmed Forces Tribunal


(Chandigarh Regional Bench At Chandimandir)

  1. Issue notice. Mr. Anil Khurana, CGC, accepts notice.

  2. Heard learned counsel for the parties.

  3. The petitioner claims for grant of pension of Naib Subedar having been granted the rank of Honorary Naib Subedar after retirement, and prior to 01.01.2006. Since both the learned counsel agree that in cases of such persons entitlement to grant of pension to Naib Subedar is upheld by judgment of this Tribunal dated 08.02.2010, passed in OA No. 42 of 2010, Virender Singh Vs. Union of India and others, which has subsequently been followed by this Tribunal consistently apart from the fact that it has been affirmed by Hon'ble the Supreme Court.

  4. Subsequently, Hon'ble the Supreme Court did make observation in CA Nos. 5478, 5479 and 5480 of 2011, Union of India Vs. Sohan Lal Bawa vide order dated 07.07.2011. That judgment has also been read with relevant Rule position by this Tribunal in judgment dated 21.10.2011, passed in bunch of cases led by OA No. 1327 of 2011, Raghbir Singh and others Vs. Union of...

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