EDITOR, BRANCH OFFICE Vs. R. BALAGURU
TAMIL NADU STATE CONSUMER DISPUTES REDRESSAL COMMISSION
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M. THANIKACHALAM J. -
(1.) The opposite parties are the appellants.
(2.) The respondent in this case, as complainant, leveling several
allegations against the opposite parties, as if they have committed
deficiency to the consumer, and practiced unfair trade practice, in
publishing incorrect news, especially regarding the cricket test, has
filed a case before the District Forum, for the recovery of money, under
different headings, totaling a sum of Rs.14,75,000/-, which includes
recovery of a sum of Rs.25000/-, the amount said to have been incurred,
by the complainant for the past twenty years, in applying for job,
without any result, on seeing the advertisement, for Rs.50000/-, that the
opposite parties have failed to furnish the required particulars, for
this he is entitled to a sum of Rs.2 lakhs, that for the suicide
committed by sisters husband, a sum of Rs.3 lakhs, that for the
suicide committed by his uncle Rs.5 lakhs, and for a sum a further sum of
Rs.4 lakhs, to maintain the children, who have committed suicide.
(3.) The opposite parties denying all the averments in the complaint, would
state that if there was any incorrect news in the paper, that should be
the composing mistake, for which they may not be held responsible, and
that for the frivolous and vexatious complaint, they are not answerable,
thereby praying for the dismissal of the complaint.;
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