Cont.Cas(C) 382/2015. Gauhati High Court

Case NumberCont.Cas(C) 382/2015
Judgement DateApril 03, 2021
CourtGauhati High Court

Cont. Case (C) 382/ 2015 BEFORE

HON’BLE THE CHI EF JUSTI CE MR. AJI T SI NGH

HON’BLE MR. JUSTI CE MANOJI T BHUYAN 03.04.2017

(Ajit Singh, CJ)

Ms. Priyam Goswami, learned counsel for the petitioner.

Mr. RK Dutta, learned counsel for the contemnor/ respondent No.1.

This is an application for initiating contempt proceedings against Respondent No.1 for willfully disobeying order dated 18.2.2015 passed in Writ Appeal No. 24/ 2015 by a Division Bench of this Court.

The petitioner had donated his land to Government free of cost for construction of Administrative Circle (Circle Headquarter) at Kamru area, Bagra village, West Siang District on a condition that in case of any Government work on the said plot of land, he shall be awarded the construction work. The petitioner, however, in Writ Appeal No. 24/ 2015 claimed that apart from the land he donated, his another land has been used for construction of Arunachal Pradesh Trans Highway without any payment of compensation by the Government. The Division Bench, therefore, vide order dated

18.2.2015 disposed of the Writ Appeal directing the Deputy Commissioner, West Siang to make due enquiry over the ownership of the land in question and if the appellant is found to be the owner, the authorities shall proceed with acquisition in accordance with the...

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