Chandigarh: There is resentment amongst General and different Reserved Categories employees against the transfer of Punjab Government for permitting Consequential Seniority upon reservation in promotions as per eighty fifth Amendment.
Jaswant Singh Dhaliwal State President in a press assertion urged the State Government to debate the matter with General Categories Welfare Federation and different stake holders earlier than taking any resolution.
“It could also be talked about that Supreme Court in M Nagraj’s case laid down the situation to exclude creamy layer of Scheduled Caste employees from the good thing about reservation in promotion. But until date even after lapses of greater than 14 years, the federal government has not taken any resolution concerning creamy layer”, he mentioned.
He additional mentioned that the apex courtroom additionally imposed different circumstances in its judgment of nineteenth October 2006 that earlier than fulfilling these circumstances, advantage of consequential seniority upon promotions beneath reservation can’t be allowed. Supreme Court in its judgment of twenty sixth September 2018 upheld all circumstances imposed by apex courtroom in M Nagaraj’s case, besides situation concerning assortment of information concerning backwardness, he added.
Shyamlal Sharma, Chief Organizer mentioned that as per knowledge collected by Punjab Government in 2018, the proportion of Scheduled caste employees is in extra in preliminary recruitment in addition to in promotion against permissible limits. Allowing consequential seniority upon promotions as a consequence of reservation as per eighty fifth modification is against judgments and will definitely results in contempt of courtroom proceedings.
He mentioned that General Categories welfare Federation Punjab condemn this transfer of Punjab Government and warns to take course of authorized treatments, the duty of which will definitely lies with Punjab Government.