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The Central Administrative Tribunal on Thursday set aside the promotion of four IPS officers who were promoted last year.

Written by Express News Service & PTI | Kolkata | Published:August 20, 2010 3:45 am

Promotion of 4 IPS officers set aside
The Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) on Thursday set aside the promotion of four IPS officers who were promoted last year. Raj Kanojia,Arvind Maliwal,R K Pachnanda and Banibrata Basu were promoted to the post of Additional Director General from Inspector General last year. Anil Kumar,IG,Welfare,and R J S Naloa,IG,KMC challenged the promotion of the four officers on the ground that they were promoted superseding them. Advocate Kalyan Sarkar,counsel of Kumar said that the state government promoted the four officers but they were junior in service than Kumar and Naloa. The CAT also held that the promotional order issued on July 28,2009 would be reviewed within three months,according to the IPS rule of the Centre.

Hunger-strike by Cong workers
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