Relieved medical college staff create rumpus

They barged into the Principals chamber, threatened to kill self, and to move Court

Relieved medical college staff create rumpus

They tore the relieving orders served on them by the college authorities in front of the principal’s chamber.

As many as 307 non-teaching staff members are likely to lose their jobs due to the government’s order that was issued on Thursday.
The principal, Dr K S Gangadhar did not make any official announcement till afternoon on Thursday following non-receipt of official communication from the government.
Subsequently, he received the orders and started issuing relieving orders for all the 281 employees with an immediate effect.

As the news spread like a wildfire, the employees barged into the principal’s chamber and tore the relieving orders. Sensing trouble, the college authorities sought police security. Later, the police came to the spot and evicted agitating employees from the chamber.
They raised slogans against the CM and sat in dharna in front of principal’s office. While some employees have threatened to commit suicide enmasse, others are planning to move court and secure stay order. Applications had been invited for various posts in 24 departments of the medical college on June 18, 2007. Interestingly, no one had applied for any post in  16 departments.

The written exams held on April 10, 2010 and interviews from May 10 to 28. The final list of selected candidates was announced on August 9, 2010. While 281 persons joined the duty as against 291 appointed. The appointment orders were issued on August 11.
Based on news appearing in a section of media about gross irregularities in the appointments, Chief Minister cancelled all the appointments. The government issued orders in this regard on Thursday.
DH News Service

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