The petitioner is directed to furnish an undertaking and comply with the requirements of the respondent to maintain safe distance between the property and comply with the other codal and financial formalities, electricity connection be granted in accordance with law was upheld by the HIGH COURT OF DELHI through the learned bench led by HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE SANJEEV SACHDEVA in the case of DASPR PIPES PVT LTD Vs TATA POWER DELHI DISTRIBUTION LTD (W.P.(C) 3617/2022) on 02 nd March, 2022.
Brief facts of the case are that the Petitioner seeks a direction to the respondent to provide a new electricity connection on the second floor of Plot No. 284, Pocket-B, Sector-4, Bawana, DSIDC, Delhi.
Learned counsel appearing for the respondent submitted that the electricity connection was refused on the ground that there was certain fibre sheets placed on the roof of the second floor which was bringing the same within close proximity of a high tension cable of the respondent running horizontally above the property. He further submitted that on petitioner filing an affidavit of undertaking with the respondent that they shall not install the fibre sheets again and shall maintain the safe distance as indicated by the officers of the respondent, there would be no objection to the grant of a new electricity connection.
Learned counsel for the petitioner submitted that the petitioner shall duly file an undertaking with the respondent within two days.
The Court observed “This petition is disposed of directing the petitioner to furnish an undertaking and comply with the requirements of the respondent to maintain safe distance between the property /projection and the high tension cable/wire of the respondent and further on petitioner complying with the other codal and financial formalities, electricity connection be granted in accordance with law.”
Written by- Riya Singh, Legal Intern, Prime Legal