PENSION AND GRATUITY ARE RIGHT AND NOT BOUNTY

It is an accepted position now that gratuity and pension are not the bounties. An employee earns these benefits by dint of his long, continuous, faithful and un-blemished service. It is thus hard earned benefit which accrues to an employee and is in the nature of “property. The Right to receive pension was recognized as right to property by the Constitution Bench Judgment of the Apex Court in Deokinandan Prasad vs. State of Bihar; (1971) 2 SCC 330.The following are the Land Mark judgements passed by the…

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