R.K. Dhiman vs Union Of India & Ors. on 3 November, 2015

W.P.(C) 6185/2015

1. The present public interest litigation is filed by the petitioner
seeking a direction to respondents No.1 and 2 to terminate the license of
the Concessionaire i.e. respondent No.3 to collect toll fee on the toll
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plazas till completion of Six Laning Project on the National Highway
No.2 (hereinafter referred to as NH-2) from Delhi to Agra and to further
direct respondent No.3 to stop further collection of tolls. Other connected
reliefs are also sought.
2. It is averred in the petition that respondent No.1/Union of India had
entrusted respondent No. 2/National Highway Authority of India the task
of development, maintenance and management of NH-2 from Delhi to
Agra. Respondent No.2 invited proposals from bidders for construction,
operation and maintenance of the said NH-2 on DBFOT basis. Thereafter,
respondent No.2 issued a Letter of Award dated 19.05.2010 in favour of
M/s Reliance Infrastructure Limited. Respondent No.3 was incorporated
as a Special Purpose Vehicle by the said Reliance Infrastructure Limited
for carrying out the obligations under the contract. On 16.07.2010
respondents No.2 and 3 entered into a Concession Agreement for a period
of 26 years including the construction period of 910 days.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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