Geeta Devi Vs. Anand Kumar
 INSC 424 (12 March 2008)
S.B. Sinha & P.P. Naolekar
O R D E R TRANSFER PETITION (CIVIL) NO. 65 OF 2007 Nobody appears on behalf
of the respondent despite service of notice. Heard the learned counsel
appearing on behalf of the petitioner. Keeping in view the facts and circumstances of this case, we direct that
229/2006, titled as Anand Kumar vs. Geeta Devi, filed by the respondent
herein under Section 13 of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, pending in the Court
of Civil Judge, Senior Division, Deoria (U.P.) be transferred to the Court of
District Judge, Delhi.
The Civil Judge, Senior Division, Deoria, may send all record of the case to
the District Judge, Delhi who shall take up the matter for trial himself or may
transfer to a Court of competent jurisdiction. The transferee Court shall issue
a fresh notice to the parties after fixing the date of hearing.
-2- The transferee Court shall, keeping in view the fact that the respondent
is a resident of Deoria in the State of U.P., accommodate the respondent as far
as practicable and shall make all endeavour to take up the matter on the dates
fixed for hearing. The petitioner shall not seek any adjournment, without any
cogent reasons, on the dates on which the matter is fixed. The transfer
petition is allowed accordingly.