Illegally selected teachers should not remain in job: court
"The vacancies of each districts should be filled up on the basis of district-wise merit list. Where the Supreme Court list is not available...such merit list should be prepared purely on the basis of the academic marks etc. or interviews should be held afresh," the judge said.
The court, however, clarified that drawing up of fresh merit lists was "only a suggestion to the government and not a direction."
The judge also noted "I would further like to add here that Deputy Commissioner and the SDMs etc. had actively compelled the chairperson and the members of the district-level selection committees to sign affidavits on a pre-prepared proforma."
"This is a serious matter because these affidavits were being taken for the purpose of filing a reply by the government in the Supreme Court," the court said and recommended to CBI "to hold an inquiry and identify those officers who had indulged in such activities".
It said "if sufficient material is found, departmental action should be recommended against those officers."
The judge in its order also said that Sanjiv Kumar had in his writ petition specifically mentioned that a similar scam had taken place in the selection of teachers under the Directorate of Secondary Education during the same time.
"Some evidence to that effect has been led during trial which indicates the possibility of such scam. One award
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