HC issues notice to state to file its reply within six weeks in a petition challenging contractual appointment of Alok Shukla

 HC issues notice to state to file its reply within six weeks in a petition challenging contractual appointment of Alok Shukla

Raipur: Chhattisgarh High Court issued notice to the state to file its reply within six weeks in a petition challenging contractual appointment of retired IAS officer Alok Shukla as principal secretary.

While hearing of the case on Tuesday, the division bench comprising of Chief Justice PR Ramachandra Menon and Justice PP Sahu issued notice to state government and school education principal secretary Alok Shukla to file their reply in this regard within six weeks.  

The petitioner has challenged the contractual appointment of Alok Shukla after retirement stating the contractual appointment is contrary to the appointment rules.