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Big decision of Yogi government before elections, married daughters will also get jobs under dependent quota

Now married daughters of government officials will also be eligible to get government jobs under the deceased dependent quota.

Lucknow: The Yogi Adityanath government has taken a big decision regarding the compassionate job. Now married daughters of government officials will also be eligible to get government jobs under the deceased dependent quota. This facility will be for those married women whose father has died while in service. Approved the proposal to include ‘married daughters’ in the category of dependents of deceased government officials.Also Read – UP Election 2022: Akhilesh Yadav refuses to ally with Owaisi’s party, AIMIM gave this answer

The move is being seen as an attempt to counter the pro-women campaign launched by the Congress in Uttar Pradesh ahead of the assembly elections 2022. Till now only wife, a married/unmarried son and unmarried daughter were classified as dependents of the deceased government official. Officials said the cabinet has expanded the definition of ‘dependent daughters’ to include married daughters as well. Also Read – There is a stir in the politics of Rajasthan, Sonia Gandhi will meet Sachin Pilot today, the decision will be taken on ‘reshuffle’!

A senior official, however, said that after the wife of the deceased, married/unmarried son and unmarried daughter, the married daughter would be placed in the following order. A government spokesperson said, “If other family members refuse to do government jobs, they can also get jobs.” This proposal was introduced in the form of 12th amendment in the Dead Government Servant Rules 2021. Earlier this year, the Allahabad High Court had held that exclusion of married daughters from the definition of ‘family’ in the rules of compassionate appointment was ‘unconstitutional’ and violative of Articles 14 and 15 of the Constitution. Also Read – UP News: Dr. Kafeel Khan’s reaction on the order of the UP government for sacking, said this…

Hearing a petition in January, the High Court held that a married daughter is “no less qualified” for a government job on compassionate grounds than her married brother or unmarried sister. The court was hearing a petition filed by Manjul Srivastava, challenging the June 2020 order of the Prayagraj District Basic Education Officer, which sought his appointment on compassionate grounds after the death of his father during his service in the state government. The claim was rejected. The Center has also included married daughters in the definition of ‘family’.


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