PENSIONERS DAY GREETINGS TO ALL OUR VIEWERS AND PENSIONERS.
Pensioners Day is observed by Service pensioners in India on 17th December because Supreme Court of India pronounced its landmark judgment in D S Nakara vs. GOI case on 17th December 1982. A Bench of SCI consisting of Chief Justice Mr. Y V Chandrachud, J. Mr. D A Desai, J. Mr. O Chinnappa Reddy, J. Mr. V D Tulzapurkar and J. Mr. Bahrul Islam delivered the classic judgment which is relevant even today; after 38 years….
Case was filed by D S Nakara, IFA in Ministry of Defence (He was not a Trade Unionist) and Rear Admiral (Rtd) Mr. Satyendra Singh of Navy; both retired in 1972. H D Shourie of Common Cause (who is the pioneer in the Public Interest litigation in India) helped them.