School Jobs for Cash Scam: Calcutta High Court cancels 24,000 appointments under 2016 WBSSC recruitment

A Bench of Justices Debangsu Basak and Md Shabbar Rashidi while holding the recruitment invalid, ordered the 24,000 candidates to return the salaries they received after being "illegally" recruited.
Calcutta High Court
Calcutta High Court

In a major setback for over 24,000 employees (both teaching and non-teaching) of the State aided schools, the Calcutta High Court on Monday cancelled all their jobs provided under the 2016 Recruitment Process by the West Bengal School Service Commission (WBSSC). [Baisakhi Bhattacharyya vs State of West Bengal]

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