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Himachal Pradesh High Court Dismisses a Writ Petition by Rendering It as Infructuous

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In the present case of Ajay Kumar v State of Himachal Pradesh & Ors., the Petitioner filed for an instant petition to invoke the Writ of Mandamus. He prayed that the Court direct the administration to grant him the reliefs that he has prayed for.

Brief Facts 

The Petitioner reached the Court through an instant petition and has filed a Writ of Mandamus. Prayer has been made to the Court to direct the government of the state to grant several reliefs to the Petitioner.

First, the Petitioner has prayed for employment on compassionate grounds. Second, the Petitioner wishes to call the entire record of the present case so it can be looked into, and perused by the Court. Lastly, the Petitioner has asked the Court to issue any other writ, order, or direction it may see as necessary or fit for the case.

Arguments Made by the Petitioner

The Petitioner has prayed for the aforementioned reliefs to be fulfilled along with any required reliefs that the court may think is appropriate should also be issued.

Arguments Made by the Respondent

The learned Additional Advocate General stated that the prayers of the Petitioner has been fulfilled. The Counsel argued that the case does not require any further attention and hence should be disposed of.  He also quoted earlier proceedings while referring to the case.

The proceedings were of the HOD Level Committee regarding compassionate appointment in the IPD Department. Based on the said facts, the Respondent stated that the Petitioner has already received the reliefs and has been given employment on compassionate grounds.

Observations Made by the Court

The court noted the statements made by the Respondent. Looking into the aforesaid facts of the case, the Court observed that the Petitioner has received the reliefs before the date of trial. Thus, the Court held that the matter did not require further attention.

Court’s Judgment

As per the arguments submitted, the Court held the matter as infructuous. Thus, the case was dismissed. is now on Telegram. Follow us for regular legal updates and judgments from the Court. Follow us on Google NewsInstagramLinkedInFacebook & Twitter. You can also subscribe to our Weekly Email Updates. You can also contribute stories like this and help us spread awareness for a better society. Submit Your Post Now.

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