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Jagpal Singh v. Union of India & Ors - CWP-13950-2006  RD-P&H 7142 (14 September 2006)
C.W.P. No. 13950 of 2006
Date of Decision: 04.09.2006
Union of India & others
CORAM: HON'BLE MR. JUSTICE M.M. KUMAR
HON'BLE MR. JUSTICE M.M.S. BEDI
PRESENT: None for the petitioner.
M.M. KUMAR, J. (Oral)
This petition filed under Article 226 of the Constitution prays for issuance of a writ in the nature of mandamus directing the respondents to decide the statutory appeal dated 9.9.2004 (P-4) filed by the petitioner against the order dated 23.6.2004 (P-3) rejecting his claim of disability pension. A further direction has been sought to direct the respondents to release the disability pension of the petitioner. The petitioner has also sent a representation dated 24.4.2006 (P-7) to the respondents for deciding the appeal expeditiously.
Without going into the merits of the case, we deem it just and appropriate to direct respondent No. 3 to take cognizance of the appeal dated 9.9.2004 (P-4) and decide the same expeditiously C.W.P. No. 13950 of 2006
preferably within a period of two months from the date a certified copy of this order is presented to them. If the claim of the petitioner is found to be meritorious and decided in his favour then the benefit accruing to him shall be disbursed within a further period of three months thereafter. It shall be appreciated if a speaking order is passed.
Petition stands disposed of in the above terms.
September 4, 2006 JUDGE
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