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Haryana govt in tight spot over fate of teachers

india Updated: Jan 18, 2013 10:45 IST
Rajesh Moudgil
JBT teachers

The recent convictions in the JBT teachers recruitment scam by CBI may seem to have summed up the case in a way, but has put the Haryana government in a tight spot as regards the fate of 3,206 teachers, alleged to be beneficiary in the same.

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has already issued directions to the Haryana government on September 27, 2012 to consider the claim of these JBT teachers for further promotions in a petition filed by 75 teachers belonging to this allegedly controversial batch of recruitment, said their counsel Rajbir Sehrawat.

The state government had contested the petition filed by these teachers on the solitary ground that a criminal case is going on before the CBI court a Delhi at the direction of the Supreme Court.

However this contention of the state government had not been accepted by the high court while allowing the writ petition filed by these teachers.

(For details read tomorrow's print edition of hindustantimes)