No right to compassionate appointment in absence of undue hardship, Allahabad HC

Meera Emmanuel August 7 2018

In an order passed recently, the Allahabad High Court reiterated that no family member can claim a right to compassionate appointment after the lapse of a reasonably long period following the death of the government employee.

The same cannot be claimed in the absence of any proven need to relieve immediate hardship,

Justice Sangeeta Chandra made note of the settled law on this aspect while dismissing a petition preferred by the son of a Class IV government employee who had died . . .

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