Plea to treat absence of disabled workers as leave with pay: Bombay HC reserves verdict, asks BMC why they did not follow State Resolutions

"When someone comes under PIL do you want them to bring Letters of Authority from every affected person?" the Court asked the BMC on Saturday when it submitted that the case should be treated as a service matter.
Bombay High Court
Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court on Saturday reserved judgment on Public Interest Litigation filed by the National Association of Blind seeking directions for the BMC “to treat the absence of persons with disability, more particularly blind and low vision persons, as leave without affecting pay.

The Bench comprising Chief Justice Dipankar Dutta and Justice GS Kulkarni heard Advocate Uday Warunjikar for the Association and Senior Advocate AV Bukhari for the BMC before reserving its judgment on the petition.

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