J&K HC quashes order disengaging need-based workers in Sheep Husbandry department


Srinagar:J&K High Court has quashed a government order disengaging some people working on need basis in Sheep Husbandry department.

“The application of the Government Orders/ Circular instructions to the case of the petitioners having reference to their disengagement is by sheer abuse of power and by wrong application of these orders,” the court said.

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The court also directed authorities that the direction shall favour only the petitioners whose engagement is made prior to issuance of Government Order.

“The basis for developing such apprehension is stated to be the disengagement of many casual labourers made by the respondents by application of the Government Order,” it said.