Jammu, April 22: The veteran sports administrator in Jammu and Kashmir, Prof Ashutosh Sharma has challenged the appointment of Nuzhat Gull as Secretary J&K Sports Council (JKSC).
A petition has been filed with the J&K High Court (JKHC) seeking the removal of Gull from the top post of the autonomous sports body in J&K.
Prof Sharma, who is president of the J&K Olympic Association (JKOA) and veteran sports administrator in the Union Territory has made Government of J&K party, through Commissioner Secretary General Administrator Department (GAD), in addition to Nuzhat Gull, the Secretary JKSC in the plea dated April four.
“I have challenged the qualification eligibility to hold the post of Secretary JKSC. As per rule 6 of the constitution of JKSC, the qualification for holding the post of Secretary is on deputation basis of the rank of Special Secretary to the Government. The present Secretary JKSC, Nuzhat Gull is not Special Secretary to the Government and as such is ineligible to hold thee said post,” Prof Ashutosh Sharma was quoted as saying by SAN.
Subsequently, the JKHC has admitted the plea and issued notice to Government and the Secretary JKSC as well.
“The JKHC has issued notice to Ms Nuzhat Gull, and also to the Commissioner Secretary GAD as also the Principal Secretary Youth Services, J&K to submit their objections by May 31″, informed Prof Sharma.
Courtesy: Sports & Allied News