Chairman,Lucknow Devt. Auth.& Ors. Vs. Mahant Baksh Singh @ Jai Chaudhary
& Ors  INSC 1398 (4 August 2009)
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CIVIL APPEAL NO. 5078 OF
2009 (Arising out of SLP) No. 19368/2009) (CC No. 10335/09) Vice Chairman,
Lucknow Development Authority & Ors. ...Appellants Versus Mahant Baksh
Singh @ Jai Chaudhary & Ors. ...Respondents
This appeal by special leave is directed against an interlocutory
order dated March 31, 2009 passed by the High Court of Judicature at Allahabad,
Lucknow Bench, Lucknow.
The impugned direction reads thus:
We, therefore, direct both the parties to appear before the Vice Chairman,
Lucknow Development Authority i.e. 01.04.2009 at 11.30a.m. either themselves or
through authorized representative and the Vice Chairman of the Lucknow
Development Authority may either provide 1 Bigha land against Khasra No. 1284
of Village Ujariao Pargana, Tehsil and District Lucknow to the petitioner in
the same locality or may allot some other alternative site to Dr. Smt. Sudha
Rastogi, Opposite Party No. 5."
During the course of hearing, Mr. Mukul Rohtagi, learned Senior
Counsel for Respondent Nos. 1 to 6 submitted that the said respondents
(original writ petitioners) have no objection if the aforesaid direction is set
In view thereof, we are satisfied that the grievance of the
appellants stands redressed and it is not necessary to go into the diverse
aspects of the matter.
Accordingly, appeal is allowed and the direction afore noticed is
set aside. Looking to the controversy raised in the writ petition, we request
the High Court to hear and decide the writ petition as expeditiously as may be
possible uninfluenced by any observation made in the impugned order or the
order that has been passed by us.
........................J (Tarun Chatterjee)
........................J (R. M. Lodha)
August 4, 2009.