1. The appellant, NDMC, has challenged the impugned judgment
and decree dated 22nd November, 2013 whereby the Trial Court has
decreed the respondent’s suit for declaration, permanent and
2. Factual matrix
2.1. NDMC invited tenders for licence of plot No.37, Shaheed
Bhagat Singh Marg, New Delhi measuring 0.66 acres for the
construction and commissioning of a youth hostel to meet the
requirement of ASIAD games in 1982.
2.2. M/s P.S.J. Housing Enterprises Pvt. Ltd. submitted the highest
bid, which was accepted by NDMC and a licence deed dated 4 th
November, 1981 was executed by NDMC in favour of M/s. P.S.J.
Housing Enterprises Pvt. Ltd. In terms of clause 22 of the licence
deed dated 4th November, 1981, M/s. PSJ Housing Enterprises Pvt.
Ltd. incorporated a public company, M/s.Prominent Hotels Ltd. with
the object of taking over the youth hostel.
Source: Indian Kanoon