Bangalore: Karnataka High Court Monday
adjourned to June 3 the petition filed by a former City Police Commissioner challenging the legality of a Central Administrative Tribunal order.
The petition was filed by Shankar Bidari, who is now
the Additional Director General of Police, Railways,
challenging the legality of the CAT order directing only a
certain category of officers to be recommended by UPSC for
empanelment for the post of Director General of Police.
Earlier, the government and UPSC sought time to file
their objections while the petitioner sought time to file his
The CAT on an application, filed by DG Home Guards and
Fireforce D V Guruprasad, had passed an order on April 21 this
year directing the state government to send a proposal of
eligible officers of particular categories for post of DGP.
Questioning the order by which the category under
which he (Bidari) comes, has been excluded, Bidari filed a
petition two days ago.
A Division Bench, comprising Justice H S Kempanna and
Justice K L Manjunath, adjourned the plea to Friday.