Subhashini Rajan And Ors vs Union Of India And Ors on 26 April, 2021

1. The present writ petition has been filed by 82 petitioners, being ex
employees of different Public Sector Insurance Companies (PSICs),
challenging the vires of Life Insurance Corporation of India (Employees)
Pension (Amendment) Rules, 2019 and the General Insurance (Employees)
Pension (Amendment) Scheme, 2019 for being discriminatory in nature and
violative of Article 14 of the Constitution of India in as much as they seek to
exclude persons such as the petitioners, who had resigned/left the services of
their respective PSICs before coming into force of such amendments. The
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petitioners seek a direction to extend mutatis mutandis, the option of pension
to the petitioners in the same manner as has been offered to other left over
employees of the PSICs, who had retired or taken voluntary retirement or
had expired, before coming into force of the said amendment.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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