Shah Enterprises vs Vaijayantiben Ranjitsingh Sawant 2024 INSC 182 – Contempt – Civil Suit

Summary: Appeal against dismissal of a Contempt Petition – the appellant sent legal notices to all the respondents herein and brought to their attention the consent decree passed in the year 1972 and, therefore, requested them to withdraw the suit – Since the respondents did not withdraw the suit, the appellant filed a Contempt Petition – Dismissing Appeal, SC held: by no stretch of imagination, it could be said that the filing of the suit for asserting the rights of the plaintiffs/respondents could be said to be amounting to contempt of the Court.

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