HindustanTimes Sat,23 Aug 2014

Capt hails SC dismissal of Dhanda's appeal over his PPSC appointment

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times   Chandigarh, February 15, 2013
First Published: 18:01 IST(15/2/2013) | Last Updated: 18:02 IST(15/2/2013)

Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Capt Amarinder Singh on Friday hailed the Supreme Court of India upholding the Punjab and Haryana high court decision about the appointment of the chairman, Punjab Public Service Commission.


In a statement released here on Friday, Capt Amarinder said, Hon'ble SC orders had vindicated his stand that the appointment on such constitutional posts should be above board and beyond any suspicion and doubt.

He stated that the SC judgment dismissing the appeal against the rejection of Harish Rai Dhanda's appointment will set a healthy precedent for the appointment to such constitutional posts and will also ensure that nepotism, favouritism and political consideration are not there.

He said Dhanda was an activist of the Akali Dal and served as an Akali MLA also which was enough reason for anyone to question his impartiality while performing his duties as head of a constitutional body like Public Service Commission.

comment Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of
blog comments powered by Disqus

more from Chandigarh

NH-70 would be double-laned from Kot to Awahdevi: Anurag

BJP MP Anurag Thakur has said that the national highway number 70 will be double-laned from Kot village to Awahdevi village of Hamirpur district.

Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved