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HC asks AR, GoI number of ST seats for Nagaland in 2012 recruitment drive

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DIMAPUR, APRIL 24: The Kohima Bench of Gauhati High Court has directed the Assam Rifles and the Central Government to submit within 3 weeks an affidavit indicating precisely the number of seats reserved for ST candidates for Nagaland in a recruitment drive conducted at Dimapur in 2012.
In an order issued on April 21, Justice Nelson Sailo ordered the AR and the Centre to include in the affidavit the list of candidates appointed, with the break-up marks obtained by each of them.
“Although the additional affidavit filed by the Union of India on April 6, 2022 has incorporated the result-sheet, Technical Trade Rally, Dimapur, 2012 wherein it is said that 12 candidates from the State of Nagaland, who scored the highest amongst the other participants among the ST category, had been appointed, the result-sheet does not indicate the break-up of the marks obtained by each candidate and also the 12 candidates, who were so selected”, the Judge noted in his ruling.
He listed the matter to be heard again on May 12.
The case pertains to a writ petition filed by one Litsemo against the Union of India and the Assam Rifles in 2019.
According to the petitioner, he had participated in the recruitment process for appointment to the post of “ORF Trade” in the Assam Rifles recruitment rally conducted in 2012 at Dimapur.
“When the result of the recruitment was declared, he was declared not qualified. Being aggrieved, he approached the Central Administrative Tribunal at Guwahati. However, his petition was dismissed for want of jurisdiction”, stated a Court document.
In a previous order, the Court had ruled that the result of the written examination for Operator Radio and Line in respect of the ST category held on October 15, 2012 was necessary for disposal of the writ petition.
In that view of the matter, it had directed Yangerwati, the CGC, to furnish the result of the written examination for Operator Radio and Line in respect of ST candidates.
(Page News Service)