Case temporary:Daya Shankar vs Excessive Courtroom Of Allahabad And Ors

Daya Shankar vs Excessive Courtroom Of Allahabad And Ors. Equal citations: AIR 1987 SC 1469

Bench: OC Reddy, KJ Shetty


The petitioner was a member of the UP State Judicial Service the place he was appointed as Munsif and afterward posted at Aligarh. Whereas he was working at Aligarh he sought permission of the Excessive Courtroom to review LLM course on the prestigious Aligarh College. When he was showing for his 1st semester examination he was caught utilizing unfair means throughout the examination.

The Registrar knowledgeable the District Choose at Aligarh that the petitioner was discovered copying from the manuscript. The District Choose thereupon communicated all the knowledge to the Excessive Courtroom. After the receipt of this info, the Excessive Courtroom referred the matter to Vigilance Cell and directed to conduct mandatory inquiry within the matter.

The Cell submitted its report back to the Administrative Committee. The Committee initiated disciplinary proceedings towards the petitioner and throughout the tenure he was positioned underneath suspension. The Disciplinary inquiry was entrusted to Hon’ble Mr. Justice HN Seth.


Have been the disciplinary actions initiated towards the petitioner had been right?


After contemplating the information and circumstances and the witness introduced by each the events the Excessive Courtroom really helpful to the State Authorities to take away the petitioner from service.

The petitioner filed a swimsuit within the Courtroom of Munsif Koil for declaring that he didn’t use any unfair means throughout the LL M examination. The petitioner did not refer the disciplinary continuing initiated by the Excessive Courtroom for the malpractices dedicated by him throughout the examination. On June 7, 1983

Then the petitioner moved the Supreme Courtroom by submitting a Writ Petition underneath Article 32 of the Structure directed towards the order by which the petitioner was dismissed from the service.

The Counsel for the petitioner raised two necessary contentions earlier than the court docket. First, he contended that the order of elimination of the petitioner was plainly unlawful since this Courtroom had stayed the inquiry proceedings on June 7, 1983.

Counsel urged that the keep order was transmitted by submit from Aligarh to the Excessive Courtroom on June 11, 1983 in addition to the petitioner personally giving a replica to the Registrar on June 30, 1983.

He additionally said that the Registrar of the Supreme Courtroom had despatched the keep order on June 8, 1983. Thereafter neither the Excessive Courtroom nor the Authorities had any jurisdiction to proceed with the inquiry or make remaining order.

Later the Governor made an order eradicating the petitioner with the data. After the inquiry towards the petitioner and the complete court docket resolved to suggest to the Authorities to take away the petitioner. After the matter was referred to the State Authorities by the Excessive Courtroom solely after that the petitioner filed a swimsuit within the Courtroom of Munsif, Koil. After the switch of case to Supreme court docket it can’t be contended that the petitioner was faraway from service in disobedience of the keep order. However the rivalry was rejected by the Hon’ble court docket.

The counsel additional urged that there was no proof to help the conclusion that the petitioner used unfair means throughout the LLM examination and the paperwork produced by the prosecution in help of the cost usually are not worthy of acceptance within the court docket of regulation.

The Inquiry Officer discovered on comparability of reply written for query No. 8 with contents of the manuscript (EP 9) that the petitioner did make use of the manuscript in answering query No. 8. We now have additionally used the reply papers written by the petitioner.

However within the opinion the court docket reached a conclusion by the Inquiry Officer that the petitioner used unfair means. No quantity of denial might take him away from the arduous information revealed. So the Write Petition was dismissed.


Article 32 of the Indian Structure provides the best to people to maneuver to the Supreme Courtroom to hunt justice after they really feel that their proper has been ‘unduly disadvantaged’. The apex court docket is given the authority to situation instructions or orders for the execution of any of the rights bestowed by the structure as it’s thought-about ‘the protector and guarantor of Basic Rights’.

Underneath Article 32, the parliament can even entrust another court docket to train the ability of the Supreme Courtroom, offered that it’s inside its Jurisdiction. And until there’s some Constitutional modification, the rights assured by this Article can’t be suspended. Due to this fact, we are able to say that an assured proper is assured to people for enforcement of basic rights by this text because the regulation offers the best to a person to immediately method the Supreme Courtroom with out following a lengthier strategy of shifting to the decrease courts first as the principle function of Writ Jurisdiction underneath Article 32 is the enforcement of Basic Rights.

Dr Ambedkar said that:

“If I used to be requested to call any specific article on this Structure as essentially the most important- an article with out which this Structure can be a nullity— I couldn’t check with another article besides this one. It’s the very soul of the Structure and the very coronary heart of it and I’m glad that the Home has realized its significance.”

Underneath Article 32 of the Indian Structure, Apex Courtroom has the ability to situation instructions, orders or writs for the enforcement of the Basic Rights whereas underneath Article 226 of the Indian Structure, the Excessive Courts have the ability to situation instructions, orders or writs for the enforcement of the Constitutional Rights. An Indian citizen can search justice by 5

prerogative writs as offered by the Indian Structure underneath Article 32 and Article 226. These are as follows:

1-Habeas Corpus

2- Certiorari

3- Mandamus

4- Quo-Warranto

5- Prohibition

Habeas Corpus:

1- Literal which means: ‘to have the physique of’.

2- This write protects a person from illegal detention.

3- Underneath this writ, an order is issued by the court docket to a public official to supply the detained individual earlier than the court docket.

4- The court docket then examines the grounds on which the person has been detained. 5- If the detention has no authorized justification, the detained individual is ready free.

6- It’s to be famous that the writ can’t be issued within the circumstances the place (a) the detention is lawful (b) the continuing is for contempt of a legislature or a court docket (c) a person is detained by a reliable court docket, and (d) the detention falls exterior the jurisdiction of a specific Excessive Courtroom.

7- This writ is ineffective if the detainee is produced earlier than the judicial Justice of the Peace. 8- A person can search compensation from the state towards the arbitrary detention.

9- The petition underneath this writ may be filed by the detainee, prisoner or by any individual on behalf of the detainee/prisoner.

10- The writ of Habeas Corpus can’t be suspended even throughout the emergency underneath Article 359.


1- Literal which means: ‘to be licensed’ or ‘to learn’.

2- It’s issued by the Supreme Courtroom and Excessive Courts to a decrease court docket, tribunal or Quasi judicial physique often to overrule the judgment of the latter.

3- It may be issued underneath the next grounds (a) to right errors of the jurisdiction (extra or lack of jurisdiction) (b) in case of error of regulation.

4- It may also be issued towards administrative authorities affecting the rights of people.

5- This writ is unavailable towards the equal or greater court docket and is simply obtainable towards the decrease courts.

6- Additionally it is unavailable towards legislative our bodies and personal people or our bodies. 7- The writ is each preventive and healing in nature.


1- Literal which means: ‘we command’.

2- It’s issued by a court docket commanding a decrease court docket or public authority to carry out his official duties appropriately.

3- The writ of Mandamus may be issued towards any public physique, a company, an inferior court docket, a tribunal or authorities itself.

4- It can’t be issued towards a non-public particular person/ physique and to implement contractual obligation/departmental instruction that doesn’t possess statutory power.

5- This write can’t be issued towards the President of India or the State Governors; Chief Justice of a Excessive Courtroom appearing in a judicial capability.

6- This write may also be issued by the Excessive Courts for violation of unusual rights.

7- It may also be issued to direct a public official to not implement a regulation which is unconstitutional.

8- The write is each methods: Optimistic in addition to Adverse.

9- It’s to be famous that this writ is a discretionary treatment and the Excessive Courts could refuse to grant it the place some alternate treatment is obtainable.

Quo Warranto:

1- Literal which means: ‘by what authority or warrant’.

2- It’s issued by the court docket towards the one who usurps a public workplace. 3- It inquires the legality of usurpation of public workplace by an individual.

4- The grounds on which this writ is issued (a) public workplace created by a statute or by the Structure of India (b) individual to be appointed by a statute.

5- The writ can’t be issued towards a ministerial workplace or personal workplace.


1- Literal which means: ‘to forbid’ or ‘Keep order’.

2- It’s issued by a better court docket to a decrease court docket to implement inactivity within the jurisdiction (in case of extra or absence of jurisdiction).

3- It could possibly solely be issued towards judicial and quasi-judicial authorities.

4- The write is preventive in nature.

5- It’s not obtainable towards administrative authorities, legislative our bodies, and personal people or our bodies.

Poojitha Polichetti

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