- The Supreme Court has directed the Punjab and Haryana High Court Registry not to appoint any civil judge in Haryana without its nod.The court has also summoned the Registrar General with all the selection records pertaining to the exams held to fill 107 posts in lower judiciary.
- This direction came on a plea filed by 92 aspirants to the post of Civil Judge (Junior Division) in Haryana.They have alleged that out of 1,282 examinees, who had qualified the preliminary tests and had appeared for the mains,only 9 were selected for the interview against a total 107 vacancies.
- The petitioners have alleged that if the examination selection process was not stayed,it would cause irreparable damage to the petitioners and other unsuccessful candidates.Further,they said that there was a serious problem with the evaluation method being conducted for selecting judicial officers in Haryana.
- The petitioners have also told the apex court that the Punjab and Haryana high court had earlier scrapped the entire preliminary examination on account of paper leak and had issued direction for an enquiry in to the entire issue.
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