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SC discards plea seeking additional attempt for students in the 2021 UPSC examination, says Appropriate Authority to look into the matter

Lawstreet Journal 30 Oct 2020 1:45pm

Image courtesy: Lawstreet Journal Judiciary SC discards plea seeking additional attempt for students in the  2021 UPSC examination, says Appropriate Authority to look into the matter

On Monday (26th October 2020), the Supreme Court discarded a plea filed for the benefit of 24 UPSC students who required an additional attempt in the civil service examination in the year 2021. It dismissed the plea in consideration that the Centre had confirmed that the issue was getting considered by the suitable authority.

This plea was heard by a bench of three judges: Justice AM Khanwilkar, Justice Dinesh Maheshwari & Justice Sanjiv Khanna.

Mr. Aman Lekhni was the representative of the Union of India (DoPT), and he voiced that the issue should be looked into. The issue will be properly considered by a suitable authority when the Rules for CSE-2021 will be outlined one year from now. 

The Supreme Court stated that "The issue raised in the present writ petition is in consideration of the appropriate authority and in light of the observations made by this Court in an order dated 30.09.2020 in Writ Petition(C) No. 1012 of 2020 [Vasi Reddy Govardhan Sai Prakash & Ors. V. UPSC & Ors] needful is being done in the matter."

It was requested by the petitioner to expedite this matter. Also, freedom was granted by the bench to the petitioners to move toward the Hon'ble Court if the proposed verdict doesn't satisfy the goals of the Petitioners.

The Supreme Court said, "We leave it to the competent authorities to assuage the grievance of the petitioners, as brought before this Court in the present Writ Petition appropriately. If the proposed decision does not fulfill the aspirations of the… Continue Reading...


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