MC 1562/2013. Gauhati High Court

Case NumberMC 1562/2013
Judgement DateMarch 29, 2021
CourtGauhati High Court

THE GAUHATI HI GH COURT

( THE HI GH COURT OF ASSAM, NAGALAND, MI ZORAM & ARUNACHAL PRADESH)

1) MC 1619/ 2013

I n

SL. No. 199097 MAC APP.

NEW I NDI A ASSURANCE CO. LTD. .... Petitioner

Vs

SMT. BI JU DEVI & 5 ORS. .... Respondents

2) MC 1617/ 2013

I n

SL. No. 199094 MAC APP.

NEW I NDI A ASSURANCE CO. LTD. .... Petitioner

Vs

SMTI . DEPTI RANI BHADRA & 5 ORS. .... Respondents

3) MC 1658/ 2013

I n

SL. No. 199095 MAC APP.

NEW I NDI A ASSURANCE CO. LTD. .... Petitioner

Vs

MRS. KANAKA DEVI & 4 ORS. .... Respondents

4) MC 1603/ 2013

I n

SL. No. 199062 MAC APP.

NEW I NDI A ASSURANCE CO. LTD. .... Petitioner

Vs

UTTAM NAG & 3 ORS. ..... Respondents

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5) MC 1562/ 2013

I n

SL. No. 199096 MAC APP.

NEW I NDI A ASSURANCE CO. LTD. .... Petitioner

Vs

SMTI . KANTESWARI DEKA SAI KI A & 6 ORS. .... Respondents

BEFORE

HON’BLE MR. JUSTI CE KALYAN RAI SURANA

Advocates for the Petitioners : Mr. R.K. Bhatra, A. Saikia,

: Ms. A. Bora, Ms. P. Hujuri.

Advocates for the Respondents : Mr. R.K. Bharali, Mr. S.K. Medhi,

: Mr. M.K. Das, Mr. J. Mollah, : Ms. A. Bhanu, Mr. S. I slam,

: Mr. A. Hawari, Mr. K.K. Dey,

: Mr. V.K. Barooah.

Date of hearing : 15.03.2017

Date of Judgment & Order : 29.03.2017

JUDGMENT AND ORDER ( CAV)

Heard Mr. R.K. Bhatra, learned counsel for the petitioner, Mr. J. Mollah, the learned counsel for the Respondents No.1 and 3 and Mr. V.K. Boruah, the learned counsel for the Respondent No.4. None appears on call for the Respondent No.6. The name of the Respondent No.5 and Respondent No.2 have been struck-off by order dated 21.11.2016 and 20.01.2017 respectively.

2) All these 5 matters are connected cases, which arise out of the same accident involving the same vehicle. I n MC 1619/ 13, the appeal is filed 246 days beyond the period of limitation. I n MC 1617/ 2013, the appeal is filed 260 days

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beyond the period of limitation. I n MC 1658/ 13, the appeal is filed 261 days beyond the period of limitation. I n MC 1603/ 13, the appeal is filed 246 days beyond the period of limitation. I n MC 1562/ 13, the appeal is filed 256 days beyond the period of limitation. The relevant dates are same and the explanations for the delay are also similar in all cases. All these applications are all filed by the same petitioner. Hence, all the applications are taken up together.

3) By filing these applications under Second Proviso to Section 173 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 read with section 5 of the Limitation Act, 1963, the petitioner has prayed...

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