Cannot issue direction to fill up a particular post: HC
STAFF WRITER 23:7 HRS IST
Chennai, Mar 3 (PTI) The Madras High Court today said it could not
issue a direction to Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd (CPCL) to fill
up a particular post from among SC/ST candidates.
Dismissing a petition filed by Madras Refineries SC/ST Employees
Welfare Association, Justice K Chandru, citing a Supreme Court ruling,
said: "a court can not issue a writ in the nature of a mandamus
directing the CPCL to fill up a particular post without the Government
of India or CPCL undertaking an exercise to identify such posts to be
filled up by reservation in promotion".
He said the Association'
a constitutional right nor supported by any law made in this regard,
can not be sustained.
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