Madras High Court imposes Rs 1 lakh costs for 15-year-delay in processing compassionate appointment claim

Justice R Mahadevan found that the authorities acted in a clandestine manner only to reject the claim after a long period of 15 years.
Madras High Court, Principal Bench
Madras High Court, Principal Bench

A delay of fifteen years in "leisurely" processing and, ultimately, rejecting an application for employment on compassionate grounds recently drew the ire of the Madras High Court (T Aruljothi v. The Director of School Education and others)

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