Maintain Punjab House Secretary’s wage until widow will get pension: Punjab and Haryana Excessive Courtroom
Chandigarh, Might 18
The Punjab and Haryana Excessive Courtroom stopped Punjab House Secretary’s wage following non-payment of pensionary advantages to a Class IV worker’s spouse.
Nonetheless, the state was given the freedom to disburse the wage solely after it was delivered to Justice Anil Kshetarpal’s discover that the lady’s declare stood happy and the cost was transferred to her account.
Compelled to go Drastic order
The petitioner’s husband was a Class IV worker and she or he relies upon pensionary advantages. She has been pressured to come back to the courtroom, repeatedly. This courtroom is pressured to go the drastic order. Justice Anil Kshetarpal
In his distinctive order, Justice Kshetarpal initially stayed the wage disbursement until your complete quantity of pensionary advantages was launched to the lady. He made it clear that the Bench was pressured to go the drastic order after noticing that the lady — dependent upon pensionary advantages — was pressured to method the courtroom.
The matter was delivered to Justice Kshetarpal’s discover after Seema Rani filed a petition alleging contempt of courtroom towards Punjab House Secretary Anurag Verma and different respondents.
Showing earlier than the Bench, the petitioner’s counsel Gaganeshwar Walia alleged wilful disobedience of order dated October 5, 2021, in keeping with which her declare was required to be determined inside a month.
The counsel representing the State of Punjab admitted earlier than the Bench that the petitioner was entitled to the pensionary advantages and the identical was sanctioned. Her case had additionally been forwarded to the financial institution involved for cost. Nonetheless, Walia submitted that not even a single penny had been launched to the petitioner until date.
“The petitioner’s husband was a Class IV worker and she or he relies upon the pensionary advantages. She has been pressured to come back to the courtroom, repeatedly. Consequently, this courtroom is pressured to go a drastic order. It’s ordered that the wage of the House Secretary, Punjab, shall stay stayed until the time your complete quantity of the pensionary advantages is launched to the petitioner,” Justice Kshetarpal asserted, whereas disposing of the petition.
Nevertheless it was delivered to the courtroom’s discover that the petitioner stood happy and the cost had been transferred into her account earlier than the order might be signed.
“In view thereof, the current petition is disposed of. The state shall be at liberty to disburse the wage of its House Secretary,” Justice Kshetarpal concluded.
Seema Rani had moved the courtroom for steering the respondents to grant household pension, gratuity, ex gratia and provident fund, together with arrears and curiosity, concerning the companies rendered by her husband Satish Kumar.