Prefatory Facts :
1. These, are two writ petitions, filed by the legal representatives of,
one, Capt. Harpreet Singh Sekhon and Capt. Manjeet Kataria. Capt.
Harpreet Singh Sekhon and Capt. Manjeet Kataria died in an air crash, on
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25.05.2011. The legal representatives claim various reliefs including
compensation and damages for loss of life.
1.1 The first writ petition, in order of seriatum, being: WP(C)
1867/2012 was initially instituted by the wife (i.e. petitioner no.1) and the
minor child (i.e. petitioner no.2) of Capt. Harpreet Singh Sekhon; to
which, his mother (i.e. Mrs Jagjit Kaur) was added as a party-respondent
no.6 vide order dated 11.12.2013, passed in CM No. 1260/2013, and
thereafter, transposed as petitioner no.3 vide order dated 22.05.2015. The
transposition of Mrs Jagjit Kaur was not opposed by petitioner no.1either
in her own individual capacity or in her the capacity as the guardian of
Source: Indian Kanoon