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Delhi HC directs Centre, NCT to resolve bureaucrat issue in 10 days

Updated: Jan 06, 2017 18:19 IST      
Delhi HC directs Centre, NCT to resolve bureaucrat issue in 10 days

New Delhi [India], Jan. 6(ANI): The Delhi High Court on Friday directed the Centre and the Government of National Capital Territory ( NCT) of Delhi to amicably resolve the issue of continuation of deputation of Delhi Assembly Secretary Prasanna Kumar Suryadevara, within 10 days.

The court issued notice to the Centre, the bureaucrat and Delhi government, which was made a party in the matter today, and sought their reply by the next date of hearing on January 17.

Suryadevara, originally an officer of Newsreader-cum- Translator (Telugu) cadre, was appointed to the post of Delhi Assembly Secretary last July for a year.

However, Prasar Bharati expressed inability to extend the deputation and asked the Delhi government to repatriate him, saying it was in dire need of experienced professionals.

Then Lt Governor Najeeb Jung had issued an order to repatriate Suryadevara, after which Speaker Delhi assembly Ram Niwas Goel had approached DHC and filed the writ petition.

Goel, in his plea, also challenged the memorandums issued by AIR to Suryadevara directing him to join his parent organisation immediately failing which he will be treated to be on "unauthorised absence".

The bureaucrat, who has served in the office of the Lok Sabha Speaker for five years and that of the Rajya Sabha Chairman for over six years, was appointed to the post of Delhi Assembly Secretary in July 2015 for a year, on expiry of which AIR had directed him to return.(ANI)

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