Arrange Meal During Ugadi, Sri Rama Navami, Teach Orphanage Children”: Telangana HC Imposes Condition In A Contempt Case

first_imgNews UpdatesArrange Meal During Ugadi, Sri Rama Navami, Teach Orphanage Children”: Telangana HC Imposes Condition In A Contempt Case Sparsh Upadhyay25 April 2021 7:13 AMShare This – xThe Telangana High Court recently directed the District Collector, Nalgonda to spend two hours every week teaching the children of an orphanage for a period of six months in a contempt appeal matter.The bench of Chief Justice Hima Kohli and Justice B. Vijaysen Reddy also directed District Supply Officer (retired) to arrange a sumptuous meal for the residents an orphanage on the occasions of Ugadi and Sri Rama Navami. Condition imposed on District Collector, Nalgonda The Court had asked the Government Pleader if the appellant/ District Collector, Nalgonda would be willing to contribute his time to a good cause within the district in which is was presently serving, for this court to consider setting aside the sentence imposed on him by virtue of the impugned order. Submitting an affidavit the Appellant had stated that he was willing to go an extra mile to enrol girl children in schools in the Revenue District of Miryalguda, where the enrolment had fallen drastically. However, the Court observed that this was a part of the official duties expected to be discharged by him and thus, the same couldn’t be treated as a personal contribution. Consequently, the Court asked him to to spend two hours every week teaching the children of an orphanage situated within the Nalgonda District, where he is residing, for a period of six months. The Court further directed Principal District Judge, Nalgonda District to take note of the time spent at the orphanage by the appellant, certify the same, and then submit a Report to the court at the end of six months i.e., on or before 30th October 2021. With this, the apology tendered by the appellant in C.A.No.12 of 2017 was accepted subject to the condition imposed. Condition imposed on District Supply Officer (retired) It was informed to the Court that the appellant/ District Supply Officer had since superannuated in August, 2019 and was presently residing in Hyderabad. It was also stated that she was is ready and willing to visit an orphanage and contribute to it in some manner and thus, the Court deemed it appropriate to direct the appellant,”To identify an orphanage within the radius of 10 Kms from her residence and arrange a sumptuous meal for the residents of the said orphanage on the auspicious occasions of Ugadi on 13.04.2021 and Sri Rama Navami on 21.04.2021.” Further, the Court directed the in-charge of the orphanage to certify that a meal had been hosted by the appellant for all the children of the orphanage on 13th April 2021 and 21st April 2021 to filed by the appellant on an affidavit, on or before 28th April 2021. With this, the apology tendered by the appellant was accepted while cautioning her to be more careful in the future. The instant appeals were accordingly closed.In related news, the Telangana High Court last week directed a Government officer to feed at least 20 people during the Iftar period, on a daily basis for a period of one week so as to avoid penalty imposed on him in contempt of a court case.The bench of Chief Justice Hima Kohli and Justice B. Vijaysen Reddy, was hearing a contempt appeal filed by an Excise Deputy Commissioner, Syed Yasin Quereshi.Click Here To Download OrderRead OrderTagsChief Justice Hima Kohli Justice B. Vijaysen Reddy Contempt Case Telangana HC Telangana High Court Next Storylast_img read more