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Mangal Sen v. State Of U.P.& Others - WRIT - C No. 17155 of 2000  RD-AH 7621 (12 April 2006)
WP No.17155 of 2000
HON'BLE YATINDRA SINGH, J
HON'BLE BHARTI SAPRU, J
1. This writ petition is against the orders dated 30.8.1999 and 1.9.1999 cancelling the fair price shop licence of the petitioner and attaching the shop with Smt. Shanti Devi.
2. We have heard counsel for the petitioner and standing counsel for the respondents. The petitioner in para-7 of the writ petition stated that no opportunity was given to him. This para is not specifically denied. In view of this, the order dated 30.8.1991 and 1.9.1999 are hereby quashed. In case there is any irregularity in distributing essential commodities, it would be open to respondent to take proceeding for cancelling the licence after giving opportunity to the petitioner.
3. With these observations, the writ petition is allowed.
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