SHRI CHANDANLAL MANGALPRASAD JAISWAL Vs. THE STATE OF MAHARASHTRA
HIGH COURT OF BOMBAY
Shri Chandanlal Mangalprasad Jaiswal
THE STATE OF MAHARASHTRA
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R.K.DESHPANDE, J. -
(1.) Rule made returnable forthwith.
Heard finally by consent of learned counsels appearing for the parties.
(2.) By impugned order dated 08.08.2016, CL -III license possessed by the petitioners has been cancelled in exercise of the powers conferred under
Section 54 (1)(c) of the Bombay Prohibition Act. In the order impugned, certain
reports have been relied upon, which undisputedly were not supplied to the
petitioners. It is merely on the basis of data reflected in paragraph (3) of the order
impugned about the increase in sale of country liquor within a span of one year that
the inference has been drawn about the possibility of illegal sale of liquor in
prohibited Chandrapur District. The existence of an alternate remedy of preferring an
appeal under Section 137 of the Bombay Prohibition Act in such a case not be of
(3.) The learned AGP appearing on behalf of respondents states that all the documents relied upon in the order impugned for taking action of cancellation of license shall be
supplied to the petitioners and thereafter granting an opportunity of hearing to the
petitioners, an appropriate order shall be passed.;
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