State of Maharashtra & Ors. Vs. M/S Bombay Wire Ropes Ltd.& ANR.
 INSC 801 (5
CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CIVIL
APPEAL NO. 3327 OF 2008 [Arising out of SLP(C)No.13891/2007] STATE OF
MAHARASHTRA & ORS. .......APPELLANT(S) Versus WITH CIVIL APPEAL NO. 3328 OF
(Arising out of SLP(C) No.13892/2007) ORDER Leave granted.
In these appeals, limited notice
was issued on 3/8/2007 as to why the impugned order passed by the High Court be
not set aside and the matter may not be remitted to the High Court for fresh
decision in accordance with law after hearing the parties.
We passed the aforesaid order
because of the fact that the matter had been disposed of by the High Court
without calling for any counter affidavit on behalf of the appellant.
The impugned order of the High
Court is, accordingly, set aside. The matter is remanded to the High Court to
dispose of the issues after considering the counter filed by ........2.
-2- the appellant. Writ Petition
No.2125/2007 is restored to the file of the High Court.
Appellant shall file counter
affidavit within four weeks from today. Rejoinder affidavit to be filed within
two weeks thereafter. We request the High Court to dispose of the writ petition
within three months after the filing of the counter and rejoinder affidavits.
All the contentions are open to
the parties before the High Court.
Maharashtra Housing & Area
Development Authority (MHADA) shall be impleaded as a party-respondent in the
Writ Petition. The MHADA may also file their counter affidavit within four
The appeals are allowed in the
( H.K. SEMA ) New Delhi;