Bata India Ltd. Vs.
State of Uttrakhand & ANR.  INSC 161 (27 January 2009)
JURISDICTION INTERLOCUTORY APPLICATION NO.1 OF 2008 IN CIVIL APPEAL NO.497 OF
2009 (Arising out OF SLP(C)No.15389 of 2008) BATA INDIA LTD. ....Appellant
VERSUS STATE OF UTTRAKHAND & ANR. ...Respondents ORDER Leave granted.
This appeal is
directed against the judgment and final order dated 22.5.2008 passed by the
High Court of Uttarakhand at Nainital in Delay Condonation App.No.1854 of 2008
in Writ Petition No.1013 of 2002.
Having heard learned
counsel for the parties and the materials on record and considering the
averments made in the application for condonation of delay, we are of the view
that the appellant has made out sufficient cause for condonation of delay in
filing the application.
impugned order is set aside and the Writ Petition is restored to its original
number. The High Court is requested to dispose of the Writ Petition at an early
date preferably within three months from the date of communication of this
order to it. The appeal is accordingly allowed to the extent indicated above.
There will be no order as to costs.
In view of the order
passed in the appeal hereinabove, the application for vacating stay has become
infructuous and the same is accordingly disposed of.