(IANS) Tripura High Court has cancelled
the transfer orders of eight medical college teachers (doctors) and asked the
state government to bring them back in their original place of posting by
February, a lawyer said on Tuesday.
A division bench of Tripura High
Court comprising Chief Justice Akil Kureshi and Justice Arindam Lodh, while
cancelling the transfer orders of eight teachers of the state government run
Govind Ballabh Pant Medical College and Hospital on Monday, said that their
transfers were in violation of Medical Service rules.
Senior lawyers Pijush Kanti Biswas
and Purosattam Roy Barman defended the teachers in the high court after they
filed petitions against the Tripura government”s transfer orders dated August
3 last year.
“The high court division bench
while upholding the single bench judge Subhashish Talapatra”s order said that
unless any natural calamity or any catastrophe of mass disease, medical college
teachers can not be transferred permanently,” Roy Barman said quoting the
The Tripura government had earlier
filed four writ petitions before the division bench against the order of the