High Court Questions Working Of Govt? Grants Opportunity To File Reply Subject To Payment Of Rs. 1000/- As Costs

Jammu, Nov 23: In WP(C) No. 1742/2020 titled Hafiz Muhammad Hussain and others vs. Union Territory of J&K and others  after hearing HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE WASIM SADIQ NARGAL, JUDGE ORDERED as;-

This Court vide order dated 07.03.2022 granted last opportunity to the respondents for filing objections by the next date of hearing.

Pursuant thereto, the matter was listed on 18.04.2022, and this Court further granted one more opportunity to the respondent No. 6 to file response, failing which, it was made clear that right to file the same shall stand closed.

Besides, Mr. Ravinder Gupta, AAG was also directed to keep the record available on the next date of hearing. 

In spite of last and final opportunity granted by this Court on 07.03.2022 followed by order dated 18.04.2022, till date only respondent No. 6 has filed the reply and the reply on behalf of other contesting respondents has not been filed.

However, in the interest of justice, one more opportunity of two weeks is granted to the learned counsel for the respondent Nos. 1 to 5 to file objections which however, shall be subject to payment of Rs. 1000/- as costs, to be deposited in the Advocates Welfare Fund.

List on 14.12.2022.

It is made clear that no further adjournment shall be granted to either of the parties and the matter will be heard finally.



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