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Comdt Sk Singh vs Union Of India & Ors. on 26 June, 2020

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CORAM:
HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE RAJIV SAHAI ENDLAW
HON’BLE MS. JUSTICE ASHA MENON

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JUSTICE RAJIV SAHAI ENDLAW

CM No.13462/2020 (for exemption from filing duly affirmed affidavits
and requisite court fees)

1. Allowed, subject to just exceptions and as per the extant rules.

2. The application is disposed of.

W.P.(C) No.3765/2020

3. The petitioner, having superannuated on reaching the age of 57 years,
on 30th June, 2017, from the post of Commandant in the Indian Coast
Guards, has filed this petition (i) impugning the rejection by the respondents
vide communication dated 24th October, 2019 of the representation dated 26th
July, 2019 of the petitioner; and, (ii) impugning Rule 20(1) of the Coast
Guard (General) Rules, 1986, to the extent it prescribes retirement age of 57

W.P.(C) No.3765/2020 Page 1 of 7
years for officers of the rank of Commandant and below and seeks
mandamus directing the respondents to enhance the age of retirement for
Group ‘A’ officers up to the rank of Commandant, in the Coast Guards, from
57 years to 60 years and to release all consequential benefits and arrears to
the petitioner.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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