Delhi High Court reinstates SSB Constable fired for attempting suicide, says mental illness not a choice

A division bench of Justices Sanjeev Sachdeva and Manoj Jain said that the SSB authorities wrongly treated mental illness like depression as "bad conduct."
Delhi High Court
Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court recently ordered reinstatement of a Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) Constable who had been suffering from depression and who was removed from service for attempting to die by suicide while working as a dog handler [Vasudev Panchal v Union of India & Ors].

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