P HARI HARA PRASAD Vs. GOVT OF A P
HIGH COURT OF ANDHRA PRADESH
P.HARI HARA PRASAD
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Eswara Prasad, J. -
(1.)The petitioners in W.P.No.1018/88 are the employees of the High Court,
having been recruited either as typists or as L.D.Cs. The petitioners in
W.P.No.10807/87 and W.P.No.l7001/87are all workingin various subordinate
Courts having been recruited either as typists or a L.D.Cs. The petitioners in
W.P.Nos.l018/88 and 10807/87seek issuance of as writ of Mandamus declaring
that they were entitled to the fixation of pay in the scale of Rs.l 10-7-108-9-225
in the year 1969 revised scales of pay in the categories of L.D.Cs. and typists with
effect from 19-3-69 and consequently to allow the coresponding scale of pay of
Rs.260-540-450-700 of 1974 and 1978 revised pay scales, including the special
grade and in the subsequent revised pay scales and for payment of all arrears
of salary consequent upon such revision of pay in the higher grade.
(2.)The petitioners in W.P. No.17001/87 also claim a similar relief as in the
above two writ petitions with a slight variation.
(3.)The petitioners in all these writ petitions base their claims on G.O.Ms.No.316
Finance (Pay Commissioner Department) dated 13-9-1971 issued pursuant to
the direction of this Court in W.P.No.5713/69 dated. By virtue of the said G.O.,
the Government directed that the pay'of Graduate L.D.Cs., and TypisM and
Steno-rypists who were given the pay scale of Rs.100-5-150, be fixed in the
revised pay scale of Rs.100-225. According to the petitioners based on the said
G.O., some of the non-Graduate L.D.Cs, Typists and Steno-typists, represented
' to the Government to bring their pay on par with Graduate employees and
accordingly, G.O.Ms.No.80 dated 28-3-73 was issued extending the benefits to
non-Graduate employees and their pay was allowed to be fixed at Rs.110-225
in the revised pay scales of 1969. The petitioners submit that the benefit of
G.O.Ms.No.316 dated 13-9-71 was not extended to the employees of the High
Court and other subordinate courts and that the petitioners were kept in dark
till the filing of the writ petitions.
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