HC summons PSPCL MD over ‘non-speaking orders’
Chandigarh, August 6
The Punjab and Haryana Excessive Courtroom has summoned the Chairman-cum-Managing Director of Punjab State Energy Company Restricted (PSPCL) to elucidate why its “appellate authority” was repeatedly deciding appeals by non-speaking orders. The MD has been summoned on September 1.
Justice Anupinder Singh Grewal made it clear that the authority was within the means of burdening the courtroom with avoidable litigation.
Justice Grewal was listening to a petition filed towards PSPCL and different respondents by Rajinder Kumar via counsel HC Arora. He submitted that the punishing authority had stopped 4 increments of the petitioner and not using a cumulative impact. The petitioner most popular an enchantment, which was determined by a non-speaking order.
The petitioner’s earlier plea earlier than the HC was disposed of by setting apart the appellate authority’s order on the bottom that his reply was not duly thought of. The appellate authority was directed to rethink the plea and cross a contemporary order in accordance with regulation. The Bench had additionally made it clear that it could be acceptable to grant a private listening to to the petitioner.
Arora contended that private listening to was granted to the petitioner by two Administrators, however the appellate authority as soon as once more dismissed his enchantment with out assigning any purpose.
Justice Grewal asserted the order’s perusal indicated that it was non-speaking. It talked about taking into consideration the reply, chargesheet and different materials. However there was no reference to the character of allegations towards the petitioner or to the problems raised by the petitioner in his enchantment.
“This courtroom had seen that there are different issues as effectively whereby the staff have approached this courtroom, alleging the appellate authority had handed non-speaking orders,” Justice Grewal added.