Shri Om Kanwar vs Delhi Transport Corporation on 23 September, 2015


1. The present petitioner, i.e., Shri Om Kanwar (hereinafter referred

to as the ‘petitioner-workman’) has preferred the present Writ Petition

under Articles 226 and 227 of the Constitution of India assailing the

validity of impugned Award dated 28.04.2003 passed by the Presiding

Officer, Labour Court No. IX, Karkardooma, Delhi (hereinafter referred

to as the ‘learned Labour Court/Industrial Adjudicator’) in I.D. No.

477/91 (old No. 477/91 – 64/89).
2. The brief facts as stated are that the petitioner-workman, i.e., Shri

Om Kanwar was appointed as conductor w.e.f 18.05.1975 at a monthly

salary of Rs 1300/- per month. The petitioner-workman was on duty in

bus No. DL-P-1064 plying on Machiwara-Delhi route. On 12.04.1984,

the checking officers of the respondent-management intercepted the said

bus at Ambala Cantt. at about 08.15 hours and detected a group of six

passengers alighting from the bus without tickets. It is alleged that the

said passengers had already paid the fare @ Rs 5.70 each to the

petitioner-workman but the petitioner failed to issue the tickets to them.

Similarly, it is further alleged that two more passengers had also paid the

fare @ Rs 16.90 each but they were also not issued tickets.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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