Himachal

HIGH COURT IMPOSED 50 THOUSANDS COSTS FOR FILING PETITION ON BEHALF OF ELECTED BODY

May 09, 2022 09:09 PM

Shimla (Vijyender Sharma)

On a writ petition filed by the Secretary of Nagar Panchayat, Banjar (Urban Local Body), Tehsil Banjar, District Kullu, imposed a heavy costs of Rs.50,000/- and directed the Director, Urban Development to charge-sheet the Secretary for having filed this petition on behalf of the elected body i.e. Nagar Panchayat, Banjar.

The petitioner, Secretary Nagar Panchayat, Banjar has filed the instant petition to allow the petitioner to organize the fair of Shri Shringa Rishi Ji commencing from 15.5.2022 to 20.5.2022, every year as per old tradition. He has further prayed to restrain Deputy Commissioner, Kullu from issuing any notification in this regard and also restrain Panchayat Simiti/ Block Development Committee, Banjar and Devta Committee Chehni, Tehsil Banzar, District Kullu from organizing the fair of aforesaid Shri Shringa Rishi Ji commencing from 15.5.2022.

During the course of hearing the Court noticed that the instant petition has been filed by the Secretary of Nagar Panchayat, Banjar (Urban Local Body), Tehsil Banjar, District Kullu, H.P. on the affidavit of the Secretary of the Nagar Panchayat Banjar, who happens to be an employee of the State Government. The Court observed that how Secretary of Nagar Panchayat who is a Government servant could have filed the present case that too for the reliefs as prayed for.

During the course of hearing the Court noticed that the instant petition has been filed by the Secretary of Nagar Panchayat, Banjar (Urban Local Body), Tehsil Banjar, District Kullu, H.P. on the affidavit of the Secretary of the Nagar Panchayat Banjar, who happens to be an employee of the State Government. The Court observed that how Secretary of Nagar Panchayat who is a Government servant could have filed the present case that too for the reliefs as prayed for.

The Court further directed to complete the enquiry against the petitioner within six months and copy of the same has been directed to be placed before the Court on 14.11.2022. The cost has been ordered to be deposited with the Devta Committee, Chaihni, Banjar, District Kullu.

 
Have something to say? Post your comment
Copyright © 2017, Face 2 News, All rights reserved. Terms & Conditions Privacy Policy Disclaimers