Lateral Entry in Civil Service at Jt. Secretary level will politicise bureaucracy, PIL in SC

Shruti Mahajan July 21 2018
polygamy, lateral entry

A retired IAS Officer, Dr. Chandrapal, has moved the Supreme Court challenging the government’s notification to invite lateral entry in Civil Services at Joint Secretary level for short-term services.

The petitioner has alleged that this amounts to an “arbitrary exercise of power” by the Government and is intended to select people following a particular ideology matching that of the current ruling establishment.

In the petition drawn by advocate Sudhanshu Chandra and filed through advocate

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