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I am attaching OM of DoPT dated 24-06-2008 which is very relevant to this episode. TNSIC case should be taken to HC as a PIL for right of common citizen to sit on chair in govt offices.


The ICs involved in this case, may have imbibed habit of standing before their higher-ups, when in regular service of govt and even before petty politicians. However, appellant is neither their subordinate nor can be compelled to respect. This episode speaks of quality of ICs being selected by Govt of TN too.

COURTESY 24062008.pdf

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I understand that National Human Rights Commission has registered complaint against ICs of TNSIC. The Regn. No. is : 104/22/13/2015.Complaint is registered at the instance of TAHRIR ( Transparency, Accountability & Human Rights initiative for

revolution ) is a Bareilly/Lucknow based Social Organization, working at grass-root level by taking up & solving issues related to

strengthening transparency & accountability in public life and protection of Human Rights in India.


It can be tracked at http://nhrc.nic.in/display.asp


Good action.


Shri Shailesh Gandhi's petition would have also played positive role in registration of this complaint by NHRC.

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