Yavatmal: Affecting all State Employees Credit Co-operative Societies, Cooperation Minister Balasaheb Thorat has declared the amended bye-laws of the Council Employees Credit Society of Yavatmal district null and void, Which allowed anyone from the general public to become a member.
Madhukar Kathole of Teachers’ Association held a press conference here on Wednesday. And it was also said that the President of the Council Employees Credit Society of Yavatmal District, Rajudas Jadhav and Vice President Eknath Ghadge had amended the bye-laws in the year 2018 with the aim of remaining in power. Both of them had retired from ZP service in 2020 and 2021 respectively. But on the basis of amendments had placed itself at the top.
Madhukar has stated that the matter was decided by the State Government following the decision of the High Court of Bombay at Nagpur Bench, An application was also made before the minister Simultaneously, after hearing the concerns, the Minister has declared the amendments null and void.
He has said that the Additional Secretary has issued the order and directed the District Deputy Registrar (DDR) and Divisional Joint Registrar to take further action. District Deputy Registrar Ramesh Khatke confirmed this decision of the government and said that this order is applicable to all employee credit societies in the state.
District Panchayat Health Department
He also said that when asked whether the board of directors would be dissolved, Ramesh said that the Council Employees Credit Society of Yavatmal district would vote in the month of March. And this breach is possible only on the instructions of the government.
The District Deputy Registrar has said that the Employees’ Credit Society of the District Panchayat Health Department had also faced a similar situation. And its president Jaisinghpure continued to be the president even after retirement. Since the bye-laws were not amended, Because of this the board has been dissolved.
Ramesh said that though Jaisinghpure had approached the divisional joint registrar, who have stayed the order.
Those present at the press meet also include Mukesh Bhoyar, Sanjay Gawande (both original writ petitioners), and others.