Allahabad HC stays appointment of 69,000 assistant basic teachers in UP


LUCKNOW: In a major set back to Yogi Government, the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court today stayed appointment process in relation to 69 thousand assistant basic teachers in the state of Uttar Pradesh . It fixed next hearing on July 12.

The order came from justice Alok Mathur on dozens of writ petitions.

The petitioners had questioned the answer sheet. The court directed the petitioners to submit their objections regarding answers to the state government within a week. The government then would have to refer them to UGC which would decide the objections .

This is big jolt to Yogi Government. Advocate General Raghvendra Singh was appearing for the state government while senior advocates L P Mishra, HGS Parihar, Sudeep Seth and others appeared for different petitioners.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had on May 6 welcomed the decision of Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court of confirming the State Government’s decision of keeping higher cut-off marks for recruitment of 69,000 teachers in the primary schools of the state.

Taking to Twitter CMO wrote, “CM Yogi Adityanath has welcomed the High Court’s decision in the matter of recruiting 69,000 teachers of basic education. He congratulated all the successful candidates by wishing them to contribute to the education system of the state in the coming time.”

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