| Pune |
October eight, 2020 10:39:11 pm
Six years after they have been recruited, the Division of Put up has terminated the companies of eight staff because the appointments have been reportedly “irregular.” The termination letters have been despatched to the eight staff by Mukund S Badwe, senior superintendent of publish workplaces, Pune Metropolis East Division.
Badwe confirmed that the companies of the eight staff have been terminated. When requested concerning the motive for termination, he mentioned, “The appointments have been irregular.”
When requested to elaborate, he mentioned “The matter is sub judice, due to this fact I can not touch upon it.”
Badwe mentioned the matter was sub judice because the sacked staff have moved court docket. Nonetheless, Dattatraye Dabhade, a retired postman who has taken up the reason for the sacked staff and has been assembly MPs and political leaders on this regard, mentioned, “The matter is just not sub judice as we’ve to date not approached the court docket.”
Dabhade mentioned the eight staff obtained their termination letters on October 1. “They weren’t given any showcause discover. They weren’t informed about any prices in opposition to them. They weren’t given any motive for the termination. They have been simply given letters and requested to cease coming to the workplace,” he mentioned.
He claimed that the eight staff have been everlasting staff. “As per our guidelines, the eight have been on one-year probation, after which they might be on quasi probation for 3 years, after which could be made everlasting,” mentioned Dabhade.
Of the eight, two have been working as multi-tasking employees and 6 as Gram Dak Sevak.
Dabhade alleged that a probe was instituted in opposition to the appointing authority, after which these staff have been sacked. “The appointing authority was charge-sheeted. The appointments made by him have been cancelled after which these staff have been sacked with out discover,” he mentioned, including that the appointing authority has, nonetheless, been promoted.
He mentioned the eight staff are searching for justice as they’ve been sacked “for no fault of theirs”. “They have been taken on the idea of their Class X consequence. They have been appointed by the GDS committee…,” mentioned Dabhade.
One of many sacked staff mentioned, “Every one among us has taken a house mortgage and we’ve to pay instalments for it. How will we pay the EMI if we don’t have a wage?”
One other worker mentioned, “After we went to satisfy the superintendent, he refused to satisfy us. After we entered his cabin, he refused to given any motive for sacking us. The division has refused to offer any present trigger discover. It has not began any probe in opposition to us. Now we have no clue as to what our fault is..”
The Put up Grasp Basic couldn’t be reached for remark.
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