New Delhi: The issue of reservation in promotions was heard in the apex court on Tuesday. At present, the court has adjourned the matter till October 5, at this time the states have been asked to prepare a list of things that are facing legal hurdles. The court also refused to withdraw the contempt notice issued against Union Home Secretary AK Bhalla.
During the hearing, the states appealed for an early hearing on the issue of reservation in promotions. It was said that the decisions given by various high courts have created a contradiction, which has led to many posts lying vacant. Over the past few years, the issue has been stuck in some states, with thousands of government posts lying vacant and promotions stalled.
The apex court said the final hearing on a reservation in promotions will begin from October 5. The court has asked all states to prepare a list of legal hurdles in their states and submit them to the court in two weeks. In the hearing, the apex court has also refused to withdraw the contempt notice issued against Union Home Secretary AK Bhalla. State that the notice was issued against him for promotion on the basis of 'Ad hoc' in Bihar. The court said it would be discussed later.