MANU/SC/0419/1968

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Writ Petitions Nos. 153 to 155 of 1967

Decided On: 23.04.1968

Appellants: SUDHIR CHANDRA NAWN
Vs.
Respondent: WEALTH-TAX OFFICER, CALCUTTA, AND OTHERS. INTERVENERS : (1) STATE OF ASSAM; (2) STATE OF KERALA; AND (3) STATE OF UTTAR PRADESH.

JUDGMENT

SHAH J. - For the years 1959-60, 1960-61 and 1961-62 the petitioner was assessed to tax under the Wealth-tax Act, 1957, by the Wealth-tax Officer C-Ward, District II(1) Calcutta. The petitioner failed to pay the tax and proceedings for recovery of tax and penalty were taken against him. The petitioner then moved this court for a writ quashing the order of assessment and penalty and notices of demand for recovery of tax. The petition was sought to be suppor

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