States ‘blatantly, willfully’ not implementing Supreme Court order on home guards pay, says Parliamentary panel

By: PTI | New Delhi |
Published: March 13, 2018 8:15 pm

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram (Express Photo/Files)

A parliamentary panel has observed that most of the state governments and union territories have “blatantly and willfully” not implemented the Supreme Court judgment on increasing the duty allowance of home guards saying it reflected their “casual attitude”. The parliamentary standing committee on home affairs, headed by senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, also said just five states have implemented the apex court order for enhancing duty allowance of home guards to the minimum pay which police personnel are entitled to.

“The committee is extremely disappointed to note that the state governments and union territories are blatantly and willfully not implementing the Supreme Court judgment and despite…

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