HC: no poll duty for bank staff

Staff Correspondent

MANGALORE: The Karnataka High Court has ruled that the Election Commission has no power to seek deputation of the Karnataka Bank’s staff for election duty.

The court pronounced this verdict after hearing the arguments over a writ petition filed by the Karnataka Bank on April 16.

It quashed the notices issued by various tahsildars demanding the services of the bank’s staff for election duty, a press release said.

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