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207 IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA AT
CR No. 3016 of 2014
Date of Decision: 22.08.2017
CORAM: HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE RAJ MOHAN SINGH
Present: Mr. Chanderhas Yadav, Advocate,
for the petitioner.
Mr. Vishal Malik, Advocate,
for the respondent.
RAJ MOHAN SINGH, J. (ORAL)
Vide order dated 12.12.2013, Additional District
Judge, Jhajjar granted an amount of Rs.3000/- per month
towards maintenance pendente lite and Rs.3300/- as one time
litigation expenses besides granting Rs.300/- per hearing for the
hearings to which respondent was to attend personally.
Petitioner has assailed the said order in the present
Notice of motion was issued on 22.05.2014 and both
the parties were directed to be present in the Court for the
purposes of mediation.
Vide order dated 09.02.2015, petitioner was directed
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to hand over bank draft in the name of the respondent to the
tune of Rs.15,000/- towards litigation/travelling expenses before
the Mediator on 10.03.2015 along with demand draft of upto
date arrears of maintenance.
The aforesaid order was not complied with by the
petitioner and the said fact was also noticed by this Court vide
order dated 24.04.2017.
Concededly, the amount has not been paid to the
respondent and mediation has failed. Even otherwise, the Court
below has noticed that the petitioner was serving as a Class-IV
employee in MCD (Municipal Corporation, Delhi). His mother is
also serving as a regular employee in the aforesaid corporation.
Grant of interim maintenance to the tune of Rs.3000/- per month
cannot be held to be on higher side. Moreover, the petitioner
has not complied with the order dated 09.02.2015 till date.
In view of above, no indulgence can be granted in
this revision petition.
The same is accordingly, dismissed.
22.08.2017 (RAJ MOHAN SINGH)
Whether speaking/reasoned : Yes/No
Whether reportable : Yes/No
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