Chaudhary Srivastava Vs. Union of India & Ors  INSC 743 (27 November
K.Ramaswamy, K.Hansaria B.L. (J)
JT 1995 (9) 137 1995 SCALE (6)758
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Bibi, wife of Jakim Ansari, residing in No.57, Sanjay Amar Colony is the legal
representative of Saidur and Rabia. Delhi Administration has no objection to
pay Rs.10,000/- towards compensation for the life of each of the two deceased
to the sole legal representative daughter, Jairatun Bibi. They are accordingly
directed to pay to her through Ms. Harvinder Chaudhary, counsel appearing for
Abdul Hasan is one of the persons residing in Amar Colony died in fire. His
brother, Mehtab, son of Syed Shekh, now residing in 404, Sanjay Amara Colony is
the legal representative of the deceased. Similarly, Delhi Administration is
directed to pay Rs.10,000/- to Mehtab towards compensation for the life of the
Mrs. Bhanu, wife of Sudin Ansari suffered extensive injuries on his person
resulting in permanent disability. Mrs. Choudhary has placed on record the
photographs to prove the extent of injury suffered by him.
have seen them. Mrs. Bhanu has stated that she spent a sum of Rs.6,000/-
towards her son's medical treatment. As reported, he suffered permanent
disability of right leg and is able to walk only by limping. Under these
circumstances, Delhi Administration is directed Rs.6,000/- towards medical
treatment spent by her and a further sum of Rs.6,000/- towards permanent
disability, i.e., in total Rs.12,000/-.
Shekh, son of Kurban Shekh, has a son whose photograph showing that his both
the legs have been burnt in the fire, has been placed on record. It is stated
that they have spent more than Rs.4,000/- for his treatment. Delhi
Administration is directed to pay the total sum of Rs.9,000/-, i.e., Rs.4,000/-
towards treatment and Rs.5,000/- towards burn injury suffered by the boy.
Ms. Maya Mandal, wife of Madan Mandal resides in C-9c and 58 of the Colony also
suffered on both her arms extensive injuries which have been shown in the
photograph thereafter produced. She stated that she spent Rs.2,000/- towards
her treatment. Delhi Administration is directed to pay Rs.2,000/- towards
medical treatment and a sum of Rs.1,000/- for her mental agony, i.e., total sum
Mrs. Ufradin Bibi, aged about 26 years residing in C-09, 196 Sanjay Amar Colony
also suffered injury and her right hand has been burnt. The photograph has been
shown which establishes that she has also become handicap due to disability.
She is stated to have spent a sum of Rs.3,000/- towards her treatment. Delhi
Administration is directed to pay a sum of Rs.3,000/- and a further sum of
Rs.2,000/- towards her injury and mental agony, i.e., total sum of Rs.5,000/-.
writ petition is disposed of in terms of the above directions.
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