Saturday, April 8, 2017
The High Court that heard the arguments on the petition filed challenging the appointment of Karem Sivaji as Chairman of SC & ST Commission Chairman has ordered cancellation of the appointment made by the government and directed to submit the reasons for substantiating his appointment.
The government taking the directions of the court into consideration has cancelled the appointment of the Chairman and its members on Friday. The Principal Secretary S.S.Rawat has on Saturday issued a fresh order appointing him as the Chairman without taking the high court’s directions into consideration. The orders said basing on the vigilance report, the appointment was made. It may be noted here that the reported was submitted to the government on April 7 and the orders has been issued on April 8 has become a centre of controversy.