SANTOSH BHAT Vs. DELHI DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
HIGH COURT OF DELHI
DELHI DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
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(1.) THE petitioner seeks the quashing of a letter dated 8.8.2005 issued by the respondent Delhi Development Authority ('DDA') by which the
petitioner was informed that her request for allotment of a flat with
waiver of interest could be considered only if she gave consent for
getting it at old cost plus interest plus restoration charges or current
cost whichever is higher. It also challenges a the demand letter dated
16.3.2006 calling upon her to pay the old cost plus interest plus restoration charges in the sum of Rs. 25,50,407, for the allotment of the
flat in question.
(2.) THE facts leading to the filing of the petition are that the petitioner was registered with the DDA under its Self Finance Scheme 1982
('SFS'). Initially the registration was in the name of the petitioner's
brother. In the draw held pursuant to the applications invited in the
month of October-November 1987, the allotment did not mature. Thereafter
in 1990, the DDA offered flats in various localities including Sarita
The petitioner states that due to disturbances in Kashmir, she was forced to shift to Delhi along with her family members. On 30.5.1991 she
applied to the DDA for transferring the registration in her name. She was
informed on 9.8.1991 that the registration stood transferred in her name.
(3.) TOWARDS the end of December, 1992 the DDA announced a scheme offering ready built flats in Sarita Vihar. On 8.1.1993 the petitioner applied for
allotment of a flat under this scheme. A draw of lots was held on
23.3.1993. By a letter dated 26.3.1993/31.3.1993 the DDA informed the petitioner that she has been allotted a ready built flat in Sarita Vihar
in Pocket E, IIIrd floor under Category II and the net amount payable by
the petitioner was Rs. 6,19,960.;
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