The High Court of Sindh at Karachi has issued Suspension of Orders of Recruitment Rules in Education Department Sindh on 09-12-2014. Some salient points of these orders are as under:
Learned counsel for the petitioners contends that the petitioners are employees of Education & Literary Department Government of the Sindh. They are working as High School Teachers, Arabic Teachers (BPS-16) and Junior School Teachers (BPS-14). As per learned counsel, the petitioners belong to Education Service Class II Administrative Branch (Mens’s Section) constituted under West Pakistan Education Service II Administrative Branch (Men’s Section) Rules 1963.
Learned counsel further contends that the petitioner re eligible for appointment against administrative posts in Education Department eg Headmaster/Subject Specialist Higher Secondary Schools and so on.
As per learned counsel, impugned amendment is malafied and discriminatory inasmuch as it is person specific and contrary in violation of determination laid down by the Honourable Supreme Court of Pakistan in the case reported in 3013 SCMR 1752. Issue notice to the respondents and Advocate General Sindh for 22-10-2014. Till next date of hearing, operation of impugned notification dated 14-10-2014 stands suspended.