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UPPSC recruitment: HC asks CBI, UP Govt to file counter

Press Trust of India  |  Allahabad 

The High today asked the and to file counter affidavit on a challenging notification of the Centre directing inquiry with respect to selections made by the UPPSC between 2012 and 2017.

The bench comprising D B Bhosale and Justice fixedJanuary 18for hearing of the case.

The said that till next date the will not interrogate any member or the of the commission.

The has been filed by the Public Service Commission (UPPSC) through its and members.

In the it is alleged that the UPPSC is a constitutional body and therefore notification directing the CBI inquiry was illegal and without jurisdiction.

As per the petition, no inquiry against the commission can be directed under existing laws.

The central on the recommendation of the state had passed an order for CBI inquiry for the selections made by the UPPSC between April 2012 and March 2017.

Earlier on January 2, the has asked for the to apprise it on what basis has recommended central government for CBI inquiry.

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First Published: Tue, January 09 2018. 19:15 IST