whether the petitioner is a local candidate in terms of the Presidential Order of the year 1975 or she be treated a ‘non-local’.


petitioner is a

resident of Peddapuram in the State of Andhra Pradesh and who

had her education at Yanam and in the State at Pondicherry. She

applied for the post of Civil Assistant Surgeon pursuant to

Notification No.1/2020 dated 16.06.2020. She was awarded marks

at 54.81 by the respondents and which is stated in the provisional

merit list. However, she is treated as ‘non-local’ of the relevant

zone and the clarification whatever offered by the petitioner was

not considered.