Vidya Bhargava Vs.
Shekhar Bhargava & Ors.  INSC 1051 (7 July 2008)
JURISDICTION TRANSFER PETITION(C) NO. 799 OF 2007 Versus
first respondent herein, who is the son of Late Kanhiyalal Bhargava, has
filed a petition for probate in regard to the Will allegedly left by said
Kanhiyalal Bhargava in the High Court of Madhya Pradesh, Indore Bench.
According to him, he and the petitioner herein are the co-executors of the
petitioner has filed this petition for transfer of the said probate
proceedings from the High Court of Madhya Pradesh to High Court of Delhi.
It is not disputed that considerable properties of Kanhiyalal Bhargava are
situated at Indore. It is also not disputed that the said Will was
executed at Indore and the attesting witnesses are from Indore. In fact,
it is not the case of the petitioner that Kanhiyalal Bhargava did not
execute the said Will. However, according to the petitioner, Kanhiyalal
Bhargava executed a subsequent Will in favour of a Public Trust and that
Public Trust has also filed a petition for probate. But we are not
concerned with the said proceedings.
regard to the nature of the proceedings that are pending in the High Court
of Madhya Pradesh and the nature of contest by petitioner, this is not a
fit case for transfer from Indore to Delhi. The petition is dismissed.
( R.V. RAVEENDRAN )