HARYANA STATE ELECTRICITY BOARD Vs. KRISHNA DEVI
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA (FROM: PUNJAB & HARYANA)
HARYANA STATE ELECTRICITY BOARD
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(1.)In this appeal, by special leave, appellant - Haryana State Electricity Board (hereinafter referred to as the "board") has impugned the judgment of the Punjab and haryana High Court dated 21.9.1994 passed in civil writ petition no. 4172 of 1994.
(2.)The writ petition was filed by the wife of one Sunder Dass, who was working as a "work-charge t-mate" under the appellant. Sunder Dass died in harness in the year 1984. After eight years of death of her husband, i. e. , in 1992, the respondent - Smt. Krishna Devi filed an application before the appellant to give employment to her son - rajesh Kumar on the basis of ex-gratia policy of the board. As the application of the respondent was rejected by the board, the respondent filed the writ petition.
(3.)The High Court relying on earlier decision of the same court, allowed the writ petition, i. e , appellant was directed to give employment to the son of the respondent.
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