Excluding married daughter from definition of dependent for compassionate appointment discriminatory: Rajasthan High Court

The court noted that the assumption that a married daughter would invariably not be dependent on the government servant was based on surmises, oblivious of present-day social realities
Rajasthan HC, Jodhpur bench
Rajasthan HC, Jodhpur bench

In a significant ruling, a full bench of the Rajasthan High Court has held that going forward married daughters will be able to apply for government jobs on compassionate grounds, in parity with a married son or an unmarried daughter [Priyanka Shrimali v State of Rajasthan].

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