Kolkata: Calcutta Excessive Court docket on Tuesday directed the state to file an affidavit-in-opposition inside two weeks in response to a PIL looking for a joint CBI and ED probe into the recruitment of lecturers from the TET 2014 panel.
A division bench of Chief Justice Prakash Shrivastava and Justice Rajarshi Bharadwaj handed the order after advocate normal S N Mookherjee questioned the “maintainability” of the PIL. Mookherjee drew the courtroom’s consideration to the six-year delay in submitting the plea.
The 2014 eligibility take a look at for lecturers was performed in 2015 and appointments have been made in 2016. Candidates aggrieved with the recruitment had moved the excessive courtroom in 2019, following which the courtroom had cancelled the choice course of.
Advocate normal Mookherjee referred to as into query the locus standi of petitioners Tapas Ghosh and Tarunjyoti Tiwari, who launched themselves as “social employees” within the PIL. The division bench will hear the matter once more on June 20.


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