VIVEK SINGH Vs. STATE OF U.P. & ANR.
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA (FROM: ALLAHABAD)
State of U.P. And Anr.
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S.A.BOBDE, J. -
(1.) On 29.01.2001, the U.P. Public Service Commission
invited applications for filling up 800 posts through the
Combined State/Upper Subordinate Service Examination 2001.
Amongst others the posts to be filled up were Deputy
Collector 9 posts, Deputy S.P. 67 posts and Trade Tax Officer
(2.) The appellant applied for selection under the physically handicapped category along with the necessary certificate. His
first preference was for the post of Deputy Collector and second
preference was for the post of Trade Tax Officer. The appellant
was duly selected and placed at Sl.No.38 in the overall merit
list. The U.P. Public Service Commission recommended the
appellant's appointment as a Trade Tax Officer under the quota
reserved for physically handicapped candidates.
(3.) The appellant filed a writ petition before the Allahabad High Court praying for appointment on the post of Deputy
Collector. However, pending the writ petition, he joined as a
Trade Tax Officer in November, 2004.;
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