At, Central Administrative Tribunal Guwahati Bench Guwahati
By, THE HONOURABLE MRS. MANJULA DAS
By, JUDICIAL MEMBER & THE HONOURABLE MR. NEKKHOMANG NEIHSIAL
By, ADMINISTRATIVE MEMBER
For the Applicant: S. Nath, G.J. Sharma, Advocates. For the Respondents: -----
Order (Oral):Manjula Das, Member, J.1. Being aggrieved with the impugned orderdated 09.04.2021 issued by the respondent No. 4 i.e.Senior Superintendent of Post Offices, MeghalayaDivision, Shillong whereby the applicant has beentransferred from Laitumkharah SO, Shillong to Tura, HeadOffice, he has filed this O.A. under Section 19 of theAdministrative Tribunals Act, 1985 seeking for thefollowing reliefs:-“8.1 That the Hon’ble Tribunal be pleasedto set aside and quash the impugned transferorder bearing No.B1/Rotational/Tfr dated09.04.2021 (Annexure-A1) so far the applicantis concerned.8.2 That the Hon’ble Tribunal be pleasedto direct the respondents to consider transferof the applicant against any of the vacantpost of Postal Assistant in Shillong till hisretirement on superannuation on 31.10.2022.”2. At the outset of moving the instant O.A, Sri S.Nath, learned counsel appearing for the applicantsubmitted that applicant is due to retire onsuperannuation on 31.10.2022. He accordingly,submitted representation dated 03.04.2021 before thecompetent authority for his retention at Laitumkhra PostOffice on the ground that he has only 1 and years ofservice left in his credit. He is a patient of neurologicalproblem. But the respondent authorities withoutconsidering his representation dated 03.04.2021 issuedthe impugned rotational transfer order dated09.04.2021. Sri Nath prayed that since the applicant isrendering his services at the present place at LaitumkhraPost Office, Shillong, let applicant’s pendingrepresentation dated 03.04.2021 be considered anddisposed of first and till then, he shall not be disturbed.3. By accepting the prayer made by Sri S. Nath,learned counsel for the applicant, without going intothe merit of the case and without issuing notice uponthe respondents, we direct the respondent No. 4 (SeniorSuperintendent of Post Offices, Meghalaya Division,Shillong) to consider the pending representation of theapplicant dated 03.04.2021 and dispose of it by passinga reasoned and speaking order, within a period of threemonths from the date of receipt a copy of this order.4. Whatever decision to be passed by therespondent No. 4 on the said representation dated03.04.2021, shall be communi
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cated to the applicantforthwith. Till then, applicant shall not be disturbed fromhis present place i.e. Laitumkharah SO, Shillong.5. With the aforesaid directions, O.A. standsdisposed of accordingly, at the admission stage.6. No order as to costs.