West Bengal DA Arrears new update

West Bengal DA Arrears – The issue of West Bengal DA Arrears of government employees and retired government employees is one of the most talked about issues in India today. The legal case between the state government of West Bengal and state government employees regarding DA dues has been transferred from the Calcutta High Court to the Supreme Court, the highest court of India.

New Update on West Bengal DA Arrears case.

In winter, the heat of West Bengal DA Arrears case is at it’s peak. Whole India is looking forward about what is to happen in the Supreme Court.

There is no end to the state government employees’ agitation regarding West Bengal DA Arrears. The Calcutta High Court on May 20, 2022 directed the state government to clear the DA arrears of all the employees.

But the state Govt. did not obey this and filed a review petition. After this, the state Govt. approached the Supreme Court. The hearing of West Bengal DA Arrears case was on 14. 12. 2022. But Justice Dipankar Dutt himself walked away from the case. It is good to know that earlier he was brought in place of Justice Dinesh Maheshwari.

When asked about the reason for his decision to step down, Justice Dutta said, “All the state government employees were overjoyed after I came to this bench.” That’s why I felt I should step aside. For that, the Supreme Court informed that this hearing will be held in the third week of January next year.

The West Bengal DA Arrears case has been going on since 2016 but the state government employees are yet to get their arrears despite winning in many places. A contempt case is going on in Calcutta High Court against the Chief Secretary and Finance Secretary of the state. All employees are confident that victory in all these cases is assured.

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Written and edited by Rajeshwari.

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