Vinod Kumar vs Union Of India & Ors on 18 May, 2016

(i) seeking a mandamus to the respondent No.1 Union of India (UOI) to

annul the award given to wrestling coach Mr. Anup Singh (respondent No.4)

and to award the same to the petitioner, being a more deserving candidate;

and (ii) alternatively seeking a mandamus directing the respondent No.1

UOI, respondent No.2 Sports Authority of India (SAI) and respondent No.3

Dronacharya Award Selection Committee to additionally award the

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Dronacharya Award to the petitioner for his performance as a coach based,

on merit as per the point system.

2. The petition came up first before this Court on 26th August, 2015

when notice thereof was issued. On the next date i.e. 28th August, 2015, the

respondent No.1 UOI was, by way of an interim order, directed to include

the name of the petitioner in the list of awardees for the Dronacharya Award

2015.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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