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Smt. Vidhya Devi v. U.P. Rajya Vidut Utpadan Nigam Ltd Thru Company Secy. & Oth - WRIT - A No. 59748 of 2005  RD-AH 2582 (8 September 2005)
Hon'ble Vineet Saran, J
Heard learned counsel for the petitioner as well as Sri A.K.Mehrotra, learned counsel appearing on behalf of the respondents. With the consent of the learned counsel for the parties this writ petition is being disposed of without calling for a counter affidavit.
It is the case of the petitioner that her husband late Amar Singh was an employee of the respondent-Corporation. He died in harness on 25.2.2000. Thereafter provisional pension of the petitioner was fixed which was paid to her till May, 2004 but after that the respondents stopped paying the same without assigning any reason or passing any order. Besides pension, the petitioner claims that she would be entitled to payment of death-cum-retiral benefits such as gratuity, provident fund, leave encashment etc. which have yet not been paid to her. With regard to such grievances the petitioner has already filed representations to the respondent-authorities which have not yet been decided.
Having heard learned counsel for the parties and considering the facts and circumstances of this case, this writ petition is disposed of with the direction that, in case if with regard to her grievances made in this writ petition, the petitioner files a fresh comprehensive representation before Respondent no.2, along with a certified copy of this order, the same shall be considered and decided by the said Respondent no. 2, in accordance with law, after giving an opportunity of hearing to the petitioner, expeditiously, preferably within a period of two months from the date of filing of the same.
It is further provided that in case if the petitioner is found entitled to payment of any amount, the same shall be paid to her within two months from the date of decision on her representation, failing which the petitioner shall be entitled to payment of 9% interest from the date the amount became due till the date of actual payment.
With the aforesaid observations/directions, this writ petition is finally disposed of. No order as to costs.
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