Hon’ble High Court stayed the operation of G.O.Rt.No.1617, dt.18.4.2011 and ordered that no modification of G.O.Ms.No.177, G.A. Dept., dt. 13.4.2011 shall be made by the Government
pending disposal of the case, without the prior leave of the Court
Employees belonging to Gazetted and Non-Gazetted Officers of different Associations in the Telangana Region went on strike from 13th September, 2011 onwards. In the reference 4thread above an Agreement has been reached between the Government of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
Joint Action Committee of Employees, Teachers and workers (TJAC) on 24.10.2011. Accordingly, the Telangana Joint Action Committee of Employees (TJAC) agreed to resume duties w.e.f. 25.10.2011
the Group of Ministers recommended that “regarding the period of absence from 13.9.2011 or from later date to end of strike (42 days), it can be considered for sanction as Earned Leave and wherever the employee does not have Earned Leave in his/her account to the required extent, the short period can be considered for sanction of “Leave not Due” and this period shall be adjusted from the future credit of Earned Leave. In case of employees retiring in next one year, if such employee does not have earned leave in his/her account, the leave of eligible kind may be considered for this purpose. After orders in circulation to this effect are obtained from Chief Minister, the same will be put before High Court of Andhra Pradesh through a supplementary affidavit for their further orders.”
In pursuance of the recommendation of the Group of Ministers the State Government filed an application before the High Court seeking modification of the orders 3rdread above. In the reference 6th read above the Hon’ble High Court allowed W.P.M.P.No.7536/2012 and modified their earlier order dt.16.8.2011 to enable the State Government to implement the recommendations of the Group of Ministers.
Government accordingly accepted the recommendations of the Group of Ministers. It was ordered that the period of absence from 13.09.2011 or such a later day as applicable till they resumed duties after ending the strike (maximum 42 days) be sanctioned as Earned Leave on application by the employee. Detailed procedural instructions were also issued in paras 7-11 of the above G.O. 7th read above for the benefit of leave sanctioning authorities and also Drawing officers for the purpose of clarity and for ensuing that the orders of Government are given effect promptly and properly.
the Chairman and President, TNGOs Central Union and others, Hyderabad, have stated that the Joint Action Committee of Telangana Employees, Gazetted Officers, Teachers, Workers and Pensioners, have participated in “Sakala Janula Samme” as per the aspiration of Telangana people from 13.09.2011 to 24.10.2011. The Joint Action Committee of Telangana Employees, Gazetted Officers, Teachers, Workers and Pensioners accordingly have been requesting for the sanction of Special Casual Leave for 42 days Sakala Janula Samme period in integrated Andhra Pradesh.The Chairman, Joint Action Committee of Employees, Gazetted Officers, Teachers and Workers and President, T.N.G.Os., Central Union and Others in their representation 8th read above haverequested the Government of Telangana to treat this period of “Sakala Janula Samme” i.e. 13.9.2011 to 24.10.2011 as “ON DUTY” with all consequential benefits.
The Government,on a careful consideration of the request have decided to sanction “Special Casual Leave” to the employees who participated in the Strike during the above period
Accordingly,Government hereby order that the “Special Casual Leave” equal to the number of days of their actual participation in Sakala Janula Samme be sanctioned to those employees who had participated in the above Samme and restore to their leave accounts equal amount of leave, if any, already availed by them in terms of the above orders. These orders, shall be however subject to the final orders in the cases pending before the Hon’bleHigh Court.