No obligation to disburse increased DA in a time-bound manner: Delhi HC dismisses plea to release enhanced DA to Central Govt employees

Dearness Allowance
Dearness Allowance

The Delhi High Court yesterday dismissed a petition seeking a direction to the Central Government and the Delhi Government to defreeze and release the enhanced Dearness Allowance payable to their employees and pensioners. (Hitesh Bhardwaj vs UOI)

The Court has held that there was no obligation in law upon the Central Government to disburse the increase in Dearness Allowance/ Dearness Relief within a time-bound manner.

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