Courts should not interfere with well-reasoned order of disciplinary committee on grounds of sympathy: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that courts should not ordinarily interfere with the quantum of punishment imposed upon a delinquent employee if all the procedural requirements have been complied with.
Supreme Court of India
Supreme Court of India

The Supreme Court on Tuesday held that a High Court cannot set aside a well-reasoned order only on grounds of sympathy and sentiments, especially in cases involving misconduct by public servants [Union of India v. M. Duraiswamy].

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