The University Of Delhi vs Mr. Pratap Singh Bisht & Anr on 15 July, 2015

1. Pratap Singh Bist, respondent No.1 herein filed a writ petition being
WP(C) No.1387/2012 inter alia seeking setting aside of the appointment of

Shambhu Sharan Mishra, the appellant in LPA No.380/2014 as Assistant
Director and a direction to appoint him as Assistant Director. The said writ
petition was allowed vide the impugned order dated 1 st April, 2014 quashing
the appointment of Shambhu Sharan and directing appointment of Pratap
Singh as Assistant Director of Directorate of Hindi Medium Implementation
(DHMI), University of Delhi. Hence the two appeals before this Court one
by Shambhu Sharan and other LPA bearing No.363/2014 by University of
2. Learned Single Judge held that the issue before it was that despite the
availability of Pratap Singh, a candidate who fulfilled all essential eligibility
criteria, appointment could have been given to Shambhu Sharan after
relaxing the eligibility criteria.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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