LAHORE: Authorities School College (GCU) Lahore Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Hassan Amir Shah has moved the Lahore Excessive Court docket (LHC) towards the choice committee constituted by the Punjab chief minister for the appointment of Punjab Greater Schooling Fee (HEC) chairperson.
Prof Shah secured of 94 of 100 qualification factors however was not known as for the interview by the choice committee comprising Dr Attaur Rehman (convener), Dr Arif Nazir Butt, Dr Khalid Aftab, the previous VC of GCU Lahore and Shahid Najam.
Prof Hassan Shah, via eminent attorneys Anwar Kamal and Rana Asadullah Khan, filed a writ petition 31009/19 within the LHC towards the bias of the committee and prayed that the method adopted by the search committee constituted for the appointment of chairperson was declared void.
The petitioner contended that that the search committee has did not carry out its duties in accordance with rules of justice, fairness, honest play and transparency. In line with the Notification No So (Univ) PHEC-1/2018 dated 18-01-2019, the Authorities of the Punjab Greater Schooling Division notified the brief itemizing standards in accordance with which candidates scoring 75 factors could be short-listed for interview.
Justice Ayesha A Malik on Tuesday admitted the writ petition and observed the Punjab chief minister and secretary greater training for Might 19, 2019.
Advocates Anwar Kamal and Rana Asadullah Khan argued that the search committee didn’t have the jurisdiction and authority to bar eligible candidates securing 75 per cent factors from being interviewed. “Because the qualification factors have been 100 and the interview factors 100, it merely signifies that the search committee whimsically, unreasonably and with prejudiced thoughts ousted all eligible candidates clearing the bar on the notified 75 per cent,” they mentioned.
Advocate Anwar Kamal contended that the search committee didn’t get pleasure from unfettered energy or discretion. The plain train of unbridled energy is bigoted, illegal and ex-facie unreasonable.
He prayed the courtroom that the Punjab authorities be graciously restrained from appearing upon the legally flawed suggestions of the search committee.