| GEO World|
| Dehli court issues contempt notice to Indian Army chief|
| Updated at: 1900 PST, Monday, July 05, 2010|
NEW DEHLI: The Delhi High Court today issued contempt notice to the Indian Army chief after he failed to comply with its previous order directing grant of permanent commission to serving women officers, who were selected on short service commission basis.
Justice G S Sistani also sought response from the Secretary, Defence Ministry, by August 18 on a petition filed by Lt Colonel Sangita Sardana and other serving women officers of the Indian Army alleging that the Army failed to grant Permanent Commission to them.
The court had in May also stayed Army's decision to release the next batch of women officers.