New Delhi: Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula's brother Raja Chaitanya Kumar Vemula has turned down the Grade-IV job offered to him by the Delhi government on compassionate ground, report claimed on Wednesday.
As per a report in Hindustan Times, Raja, who was offered a Lower Division Clerk (Grade-IV) job in the Delhi Administrative Services through a letter dated April 4, has written to the Kejriwal government asking for a couple of months to consider the job offer.
“Soon after I got an offer letter, I wrote to the Delhi government seeking a higher position. I also sought two months’ time, instead of two-week deadline. I am awaiting a reply,” HT quoted Raja.
Raja is now waiting for the government's response.
The communication of the Delhi government states that Raja was offered a temporary post of Grade IV as a special case under compassionate ground in the pay band-1 of Rs 5,200-20,200 with grade pay of Rs 1,900 plus allowances.
Raja Vemula (25), holds a Master's degree in Applied Geology.
(With PTI inputs)