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Prabhakar Singhal v. State Of U.P. And Others - WRIT - C No. 42555 of 2006  RD-AH 13221 (8 August 2006)
Civil Misc. Writ Petition No. 42555 of 2006
Prabhakar Singhal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Petitioner.
State of U.P. and others . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Respondents.
Hon'ble A.K. Yog,J.
This is a writ petition challenging the orders dated 17.6.1006 and 1.7.2006 ( Annexure no. 7 and 8 to the writ petition )
Heard the learned counsel for the petitioner as well as the learned Standing Counsel for the respondents and perused the record.
According to the petitioner vide para 14 of the writ petition there are total 7,430 units in the village in question and there are already two fair price shops in the said village Bijauli. The petitioner has also pleaded that third shop has been allotted to Smt. Radha Kumari, respondent no.4, under political pressure in breach of the criterion laid down under various government orders for determining the number of fair price shops in a village.
In that view of the matter and considering the nature of the issues raised, we direct the petitioner to file a fresh and comprehensive representation along with certified copy of this order as well as complete copy of the Writ Petition with all Annexures before respondent no. 1 within three weeks from today and on such representation being filed, as stipulated above, the concerned competent authority shall decide the same within twelve weeks of the receipt of the representation as contemplated above, exercising its unfettered discretion on the basis of record before him in accordance with relevant Rules, Government Orders, Scheme/Policy after hearing the parties concerned without being influenced by any of the observations in this judgment since this court has not entered into merits of the present case. Till decision of the representation of the petitioner, the impugned order dated 1.7.2006 ( Annexure no. 8 to the writ petition ) if not already implemented, shall remain stayed and the same will be subject to the decision of the said representation.
The writ petition is finally disposed of subject to the above directions.
No order as to costs.
Dated: 8. 8..2006
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