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Muni Raj v. State of Haryana & Ors. - CWP-2267-2006  RD-P&H 425 (31 January 2006)
In the High Court of Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh.
CWP No. 2267 of 2006
Date of decision: 16.2.2006
State of Haryana and others.
Coram:- Hon'ble Mr.Justice J.S. Khehar.
Hon'ble Mr. Justice S.N. Aggarwal
Present: Mr. Virender Kumar, Advocate
for the petitioner.
J.S. Khehar, J. (Oral).
Learned counsel for the petitioner states, that the petitioner was issued a charge-sheet on 16.4.2002, in response to which, the petitioner submitted his reply on 18.5.2002. Despite the passage of about four years since the issuance of the charge-sheet, it is submitted, that no final decision has been taken in the departmental enquiry initiated against the petitioner.
The solitary prayer made in the instant writ petition is, that a direction be CWP No. 2267 of 2006 Page numbers
issued to the respondents to conclude the departmental proceedings initiated against the petitioner within a specified time.
Notice of motion.
On our asking, Mr. Harish Rathee, Senior Deputy Advocate General, Haryana, accepts notice on behalf of respondents No.1 to 3.
Learned counsel for the respondents states, that it is not necessary to file a formal reply to the averments made in the instant writ petition. He undertakes, that if the factual position depicted in the pleadings is correct, then the departmental enquiry will be concluded within six months from today.
In view of the above, the instant writ petition is disposed of with a direction to the respondents to conclude the departmental enquiry within six months from today. This shall obviously be subject to the condition,that the petitioner cooperates in the departmental proceedings.
Disposed of accordingly.
( J.S. Khehar )
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