HC dismisses pleas to postpone TSPSC Group-1 preliminary

HYDERABAD: The Telangana High Court on Monday dismissed petitions seeking postponement of TSPSC’s Group- 1 preliminary exam, which is scheduled for June 11.

Justice Mummineni Sudheer Kumar was was dealing with two petitions filed by some Group-1 aspirants who asked how the commission could re-conduct the preliminary examination with the same chairman, members and other staff, who had been responsible for the question paper leakage earlier.

Senior counsel Avinash Reddy and Palle Nageshwar Rao, for the petitioners, submitted that investigations into the paper leakage case had not been completed and there were cases pending in the High Court.

Advocate-General B.S. Prasad argued that all arrangements were made to conduct the examination on June 11. Moreover, 3.8 lakh candidates had downloaded their hall tickets, he said. He argued that the petitioners are not serious about writing the examination. It was only with malafide intentions that they chose to misuse the judicial process.

Justice Sudheer Kumar asked the petitioners why they had approached the court at the eleventh hour as the notification for re-conduct of the preliminary was issued on March 17.

( Source : Deccan Chronicle. )
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