of India Vs. State
of Rajasthan & Ors  INSC 689 (23 April 2008)
A.K.MATHUR & ALTAMAS KABIR
O R D E R CIVIL APPEAL NO.4066-4067 OF 2003 WITH
CIVIL APPEAL NO.4069 OF 2003 ACCOUNTANT GENERAL, RAJASTHAN Appellant(s) VERSUS
STATE OF RAJASTHAN & ORS. Respondent(s) CIVIL APPEAL NO. 9108 OF 2003 STATE
OF RAJASTHAN & ORS. Appellant(s) VERSUS M/S BALAJI DISTILLERIES & ORS.
Respondent(s) We have heard learned counsel for the parties.
In these appeals filed by the Comptroller & Auditor General of India, through
the Accountant General, Rajasthan and the State of Rajasthan and others,
Justice D.P. Wadhwa (retired Judge of this Court) was appointed as Arbitrator
by this Court by Order dated 28th August, 2006. He has given the Award on 28th
February, 2007 and the same has been placed on record. Certain objections under
Section 34 have been filed by the State of Rajasthan as also by the claimants.
-2- We have heard learned counsel for the parties at length and perused the
Having regard to the facts and circumstances of these cases, we hold that
the Award given by the Arbitrator does not require any interference by this
Consequently, we confirm the Award of the Arbitrator and dispose of all the
There will be no order as to costs.