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Ramphal And Others v. Secy. Personnel Deptt. And Others - WRIT - A No. 51689 of 2005  RD-AH 19509 (17 November 2006)
Hon'ble Vineet Saran, J
Heard learned counsel for the petitioner as well as Learned Standing Counsel for the State-respondents and Sri Ashok Mehta, learned counsel on behalf of the respondent-Official Liquidator. With consent of the learned counsel for the parties this writ petition is being disposed of at this stage.
It is the case of the petitioners that they are retrenched employees of the erstwhile U.P. Cement Corporation Limited, which has been liquidated vide order dated 8.12.1999. The petitioners contend that they are entitled to the benefit of the judgment and order of this Court dated 6.1.2004 passed in Civil Misc. Writ Petition No. 36644 of 2003 Shailendra Kumar Pandey and others Vs. State of U.P. and others inasmuch as similarly situated retrenched employees of the U.P. Cement Corporation Limited have already been absorbed on Group ''C' posts. The petitioners have further submitted that with regard to such grievances, they have already filed representations before the respondent-authorities, which have yet not been decided and hence this writ petition has been filed.
Sri Ashok Mehta, learned counsel appearing for the Official Liquidator has submitted that although those petitioners who had been appointed before 1.10.1986 and continued to work till the date of liquidation may be entitled to absorption but those who were appointed after 1.10.1986 would not be entitled to the said benefit.
Having heard learned counsel for the parties and considering the facts and circumstances of this case, and with the consent of the learned counsel for the parties, this writ petition is finally disposed of with a direction that in case if, with regard to their grievances made in this writ petition, the petitioners file a fresh comprehensive representation before the Secretary, Department of Heavy Industries, Government of U.P., Lucknow along with a certified copy of this order, the same shall be considered and decided either by the said authority or through any other competent authority duly authorized by him, in accordance with law, by a reasoned and speaking order, as expeditiously as possible, preferably within six weeks from the date of filing of the same.
With the aforesaid observations/directions, this writ petition is finally disposed of. No order as to cost.
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