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Delhi Government notification (for DMRC appointment), intended to benefit specific officer, Challenged! [Read PIL]

Lawstreet Journal 3 Mar 2022 3:57am

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Advocate Ashwini Upadhyay filed a writ petition that is listed for an urgent hearing on 3rd March’2022 before the Bench of Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Jasmeet Singh seeking direction or declaration that the Notification of the NCT of Delhi Government dated 10.2.2022 is ‘void and inappropriate’.

Advocate Ashwini Upadhyay’s various contentions in the Writ can be seen here, 

“Petitioner is seeking appropriate writ, order or direction or declaration that the Notification of the NCT of Delhi Government dated 10.2.2022 is not only manifestly arbitrary, irrational, unfair and contrary to the due procedure of Law, but also brazenly violates Articles 14, 16, 21 of the Constitution, hence, void and inoperative. “

“Petitioner seeks direction and declaration that upper age limit for external candidates for post of Managing Director-DMRC, which is not only extremely important and specialized and requires the most competent and experienced person but also an unreserved sole post, cannot be arbitrary, irrational, discriminatory and against the constitutional ethos of Articles 14, 16 and 21.”

“Petitioner also seeks direction and declaration that upper age limit for post of Managing Director shall be uniform for all candidates (6o years) and candidates who were eligible on the date of vacancy i.e., 1.10.2021 shall be considered for selection process. “

“Petitioner submits that DMRC had issued two notifications recently for similar posts- Director Finance and Director-Operation but those notifications had no such discrimination. Therefore, it appears that government has done it to give benefit to a particular officer.”

“Petition is not… Continue Reading...


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