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Allahabad High Court (DB) refuses to interfere with stay on UP Govt's Decision to Appoint 6800 Additional Assistant Teachers

Lawstreet Journal 29 Mar 2022 8:06am

Image courtesy: Lawstreet Journal Judiciary Allahabad High Court (DB) refuses to interfere with stay on UP Govt's Decision to Appoint 6800 Additional Assistant Teachers

Case title - Rahul Kumar In Wria 323 Of 2022 v. State Of U.P Thru.Addl.Chief Secy.Basic Edu. Dept. U.P. Govt. Civil Secrt. Lko. And Ors

Case Citation: 2022 LiveLaw (AB) 141 

The Allahabad High Court (Division Bench) recently refused to interfere in the Single Judge order dated Jan 27, 2022, staying the decision of the Uttar Pradesh government to appoint 6800 additional candidates as primary assistant teachers in the state in addition to already appointed 69000 candidates.

With this, the bench of Justice Devendra Kumar Upadhyaya and Justice Ajai Kumar Srivastava-I endorsed the decision of the Single bench order of Jan 27, 2022, wherein it was concluded that the UP Government can't appoint more than 69000 candidates without issuing an advertisement regarding the same, since in the original advertisement issued by the state, only 69000 posts were intended to be filled.

The background of the case

Essentially, in the original advertisement (for the post of assistant teachers) issued in December 2018, 69000 posts were intended to be filed by the UP Government. However, after all the posts were filled up, the Government came out with an additional appointment list containing the names of 6800 candidates.

This very decision was challenged in a writ petition filed by Bharti Patel And 5 Others before the Allahabad HC.

Justifying its decision, the state government had sought to explain the backdrop against which it came out with the additional list. It was told to the Court that certain reserved category candidates had filed petitions before the High Court in 2020, challenging… Continue Reading...

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