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Allahabad HC quashes sacking of Magsaysay awardee Sandeep Pandey from IIT-BHU

09 May 2016
Synopsis

The Allahabad High Court has struck down an order terminating the contract of Magsaysay awardee Sandee Pandey as a visiting faculty member by IIT-Banaras Hindu University, holding that the ex-parte action on charges like anti-national activities which have “serious aspersions” violated “the principle of natural justice”.

A division bench comprising Justices V K Shukla and Mahesh Chandra Tripathi yesterday allowed the petition filed by Pandey, who had challenged the order dated January 6, 2016 terminating his contract whereby he had been appointed a “Visiting Professor” in Department of Chemical Engineering and his tenure was to come to an end on July 30 this year.

 

 

Allahabad HC quashes sacking of Magsaysay awardee Sandeep Pandey from IIT-BHU

Synopsis

The Allahabad High Court has struck down an order terminating the contract of Magsaysay awardee Sandee Pandey as a visiting faculty member by IIT-Banaras Hindu University, holding that the ex-parte action on charges like anti-national activities which have “serious aspersions” violated “the principle of natural justice”.

A division bench comprising Justices V K Shukla and Mahesh Chandra Tripathi yesterday allowed the petition filed by Pandey, who had challenged the order dated January 6, 2016 terminating his contract whereby he had been appointed a “Visiting Professor” in Department of Chemical Engineering and his tenure was to come to an end on July 30 this year.

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