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Major Gulshan Kumar (Retd.) vs Delhi Development Authority on 18 April, 2017

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THE ISSUE

1. The issue that arises for consideration is as to what is the legal wrong
that has been committed by respondent-DDA in not allotting a shop to a
successful tenderer for nearly twenty years after receipt of entire
consideration?
2. It is pertinent to mention that present writ petition has been filed
seeking a direction to the respondent-DDA to allot a shop of similar size that
had been allotted to the petitioner in 1996 as well as to award compensation
for the delay in allotting a shop.

W.P.(C) 11406/2015 Page 1 of 27
FACTS OF THE CASE
3. The admitted facts of the present case are that in 1996, the petitioner
was declared the highest bidder in an Ex-Servicemen Tender, vide Tender
Form No. 000085 dated 26th December, 1996 in respect of shop no.28, CSC-
II, Block-G, Preet Vihar, Delhi admeasuring 9.69 sq. mtr. In accordance
with the Demand Notice dated 6th January, 1997, the petitioner paid the
entire amount of Rs.3,06,453/- towards allotment of the said shop.
However, respondent-DDA did not hand over possession of the shop to the
petitioner for nearly ten years.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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