Hari Krishan Agarwal vs Indraprastha Power Generation … on 20 March, 2017

2. The writ petition is hopelessly misconceived and is an

abuse of process of law. The reasons why the writ petition has to be

dismissed are stated hereinafter.

3. Petitioner took voluntary retirement under the VRS

Scheme of the respondent/employer way back on 29.2.2004. Once an

employee takes voluntary retirement under a VRS Scheme, such an

employee thereafter cannot claim benefits with respect to past services

with his employer inasmuch as by taking VRS benefits and receiving a

golden handshake lump sum amount, an employee thereafter leaves

with all his rights as per the VRS scheme. This is stated by the

Supreme Court in para 34 of the judgment of the Supreme Court in the

case of A.K.Bindal and Another Vs. Union of India and Others

(2003) 5 SCC 163, and which para 34 reads as under:-

Source: Indian Kanoon

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