5 December 2022


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SC: Dependent Cannot Seek Compassionate Appointment on Higher Post - 06.10.2021

Supreme Court observed that a dependent/applicant cannot seek compassionate appointment on the higher post than what was held by the deceased employee. The Court has observed that the appointment on compassionate ground is a concession and not a right. It is an exception to the general rule of appointment in the public services and is in favour of the dependents of a deceased dying in harness and leaving his family in penury and without any means of livelihood.

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