The Hon’ble High court of Andhra Pradesh vide its order dated 03.02.2022 in the matter of Polu Venkata Lakshmamma & Ors. V. State of Andhra Pradesh & Ors. in Writ Petition No. – 2644 of 2022 held that the Writ Petition is maintainable even if there is alternate remedy in case if there is failure of rules of natural justice.
The Petitioners preferred the Writ Petition seeking directions to the respondent to follow the mandatory procedure under the Andhra Pradesh Rights in Land and Pattadar Pass Books Act, 1971 in respect of application for mutation of names filed by the petitioner.
Facts: – The Petitioners filed an application for mutation of names of a land purchased by the petitioners however the aforesaid application was rejected by the respondent without following the mandatory procedure under the Andhra Pradesh Rights in Land and Pattadar Pass Book Act. It was also informed on behalf of the petitioners that impugned order dated 20.12.2020 was never communicated to them before 14.12.2021 and some other issues were raised. To read more subscribe today: www.taxo.online