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Telangana advocates meet President Ramnath Kovind, allege discrimination

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Dec 24, 2018, 1:18 am IST
Updated Dec 24, 2018, 1:18 am IST
Out of 26 Judges, there are only 5 Judges who are native of the state, they said.
Hyderabad High Court
 Hyderabad High Court

Hyderabad: Telangana state advocates of the Hyderabad High Court on Sunday met President Ramnath Kovind and discussed about the discrimination being faced by them. 

A delegation led by president of Telangana High Court Advocates Association, C. Damodar Reddy, submitted a memorandum to the President stating that there were no proper appointments and elevations from the bar since 2010 and so far only 15 advocates from the bar have been elevated as Judges. They added that 21 Judges were appointed through promotion from the District Judges since 2010. 

 

Out of 26 Judges, there are only 5 Judges who are native of the state, they said.

The sanctioned strength of the Hyderabad High Court is 61, out of which only 26 judges are present. 

They also complained about issues regarding the bifurcation of the officers.

They said that according to the guidelines, options of employees shall be considered first for allocation in order of their seniority. But, there are only about 20 per cent of officers and employees who are native of Telangana state as against the entitlement of 42 per cent out of the total employees and most of them are lower grade employees.

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Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad




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