Employee has no fundamental right to posting or transfer but State should consider 'family life' while crafting policy: Supreme Court

The Court said that the State must give importance to the maintenance of an employee's family life, while posting or transferring an employee.
Justices Chandrachud, Vikram nath and Surya Kant
Justices Chandrachud, Vikram nath and Surya Kant

The Supreme Court held on Thursday that while crafting policy, the State cannot be oblivious to basic constitutional values, including the preservation of family life which is a facet of Article 21 [SK Nausad Rahaman v Union of India].

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