Bevco told by Kerala High Court to consider woman staffer’s plea

The Bevco managing director has been asked to pass orders in this regard within three weeks

Published: 17th May 2018 04:09 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th May 2018 04:09 AM   |  A+A-

Kerala High Court

By Express News Service

KOCHI: The High Court has directed the Kerala State Beverages Corporation (Bevco) to consider the representation of a woman staffer posted at an FL-1 liquor shop who sought transfer because the shop lacked a washroom for women. 

The Bevco managing director has been asked to pass orders in this regard within three weeks.The court issued the order on a petition by D Dhanasree, a clerk in Bevco, challenging her transfer to an FL-1 shop at Irumpanam after cancelling her transfer to an FL-1 shop at Vaikom, with the option to work till 7 pm.  She said there was also not a single toilet for women in FL-1 shops. 

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