The principles of natural justice and due opportunity of hearing is afforded to the parties is upheld by High Court of Patna through the learned bench led by HONOURABLE THE CHIEF JUSTICE and HONOURABLE MR. JUSTICE S. KUMAR in the case of SUSHIL PRASAD Vs. The State of Bihar (Civil Writ Jurisdiction Case No.4101 of 2021).
Writ application filed for issuance of suitable writs, orders, and directives, particularly in the nature of certiorari, for quashing the orders, agreements, and pay unpaid or outstanding dues. Additionally, issued a writ in the nature of Mandamus for directing and commanding the Respondents to pay the outstanding dues based on the petitioner’s work in Package.
Counsel for the petitioner argued that the petitioner should be allowed to pursue alternative and equally effective remedies. The case was dismissed after the petitioner was given four weeks to seek alternative remedies that were equally effective. In addition, the court requests that the appropriate authority/Tribunal evaluate and decide the petitioner’s application as quickly as possible, preferably within six months of the date of presentation of a copy of this order to the authority concerned. It was also decided that the authority in question must consider and decide the petitioner’s applications in a timely manner by issuing a reasoned and speaking order. The court further stated that while evaluating such representation, natural justice principles must be observed and the parties must be given a fair hearing. All petitions and Interlocutory Application(s) are dismissed under these provisions.
Judgement reviewed by – Pooja Lakshmi