CHAND KANWAR Vs. MANNARAM
HIGH COURT OF RAJASTHAN
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(1.)This is a claimants' appeal against the Award passed by the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal, Alwar in case No. 54/78. The award of compensation is of Rs. 55,498.20 p. for the death of Ranchhormal, Administrative Officer in Finance Department of National Insurance Company, Jaipur.
(2.)Ranchhormal was 40 years of age and was getting Rs. 1,850/- per month as salary in addition to the benefit of provident fund, gratuity, medical aid, travelling allowance, bonus, etc. The age of retirement was 60 years. The deceased was Senior Administrative Officer and his chances for further promotion were bright in the near future.
(3.)It would be now relevant and useful to mention the facts leading to this accident. On 18th Jan., 1978, the deceased was coming to Jaipur from Delhi travelling in bus No. DLP 596 which is said to have become out of order in the way near Behror. Thus, when the said bus No. DLP 596 was standing at the one side of the road, the deceased went on the other side of the road to make water, towards rough side. After making water, while the deceased was standing, a vehicle No. RSO 2974 which was being driven rashly and negligently by Mannaram, the respondent No. 1, struck the deceased from behind and the deceased was crushed below the vehicle resulting in death of the deceased at the spot.
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