Bombay HC rules in favour of man who was disqualified from holding post of Chowkidar because of partial blindness


Writ Petition no. 4325 of 2013. Kisan Mhaske Versus State of Maharashtra & others Kisan Mhaske, who is partially blind, applied for the post of Chowkidar, which is an identified post for the VI, in water Irrigation Department in government t of Maharashtra. Kisan Mhask cleared an interview and was given an appointment letter. However after appointment the medical board declared him unfit. DRI Mumbai challenged this and filed Writ petition in Bombay High court the Hon'ble High Court Passed an order in favour of Kisan Mhaske ordering for his Appointment in the said post within two weeks of the order and the appointment be made effective from the date of original appointment.