Abolition of Postman & Group-D Posts stayed by Hon'ble CAT Ernakulam Bench
CAT ERNAKULUM BENCH JUDGMENT
CENTRAL ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNAL
THURSDAY THE 20TH DAY OF DECEMBER 2012
Hon’ble Dr. KBS Rajan Judicial Member
Hn,ble Ms. K. George Joseph Administrative Member
ORIGINAL APPLICATION NO. 1186/2012
All India Postal Employees Union, GDS(NFPE) : Applicants
R/by its Circle Secy. MS Sabu & Ors.
The Chief Postmaster General, Kerala Circle : Respondents
TVM & Ors
Mr. Vishnu S Chempazhanthiyil : Counsel for applicant
M. Varghese for Mr. Mill Dandapani, ACGSE : Counsel for Respondents.
Admit. Mr. Varghese for Mr. Millu Dandapani, ACGSC takes notice on behalf of the respondents.
Respondents are directed to file reply statement with in four weeks time and there after two weeks time is granted to the applicant to file rejoinder, if any.
List before the Registrar’s Court for completion of pleadings on 04.02.2013. Registrar to list the case before the Court after two months including the status relating to completion of pleadings.
MA 1272/12 for joining together is allowed.
As regards interim relief, as the Counsel for the applicant submits that in respect of Group D and Postmen posts, since candidates inducted in these categories from GDS employees would not be direct recruitees, in so far as Group D and Postmen posts are concerned, these posts may not be abolished as decided by the respondents. Accordingly , the respondents shall not take further action in pursuance of the impugned order at Annexure A-5 dated 19.11.12 in respect of Group D and Postmen post without the leave of this Court.
Ms. K. George Joseph S KBS Rajan Administrative Member Judicial Member
Stamp CAT CERTIFIED TRUE COPY
Ernakulum Bench 21.12.2012Deputy Registrar
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