J&K High Court stays attachment of SKIMS director to GAD

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Thursday stayed the state government's order to attach S K Institute of Medical Sciences Director A G Ahangar with the General Administration Department (GAD) last week.

A single bench of HC comprising Justice S K Hanjura, while hearing a petition filed by Dr Ahangar, challenging the government order, stayed the order.

The court has set January 31 as the next date of hearing.

Following the stay on the government order, legal experts say that Dr Ahangar can resume his charge as director SKIMS till the next date of hearing.

The government on January 6 attached Dr Ahangar with the GAD and ordered suspension of three senior faculty members in a separate order.


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