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In matters relating to condonation of delay, court has to adopt liberal approach: Allahabad High Court

The petitioners also urged that the rejection of the revision for not issuing notice was based on hyper-technical reasoning and would therefore, be legally unsustainable.

In response to this submission, the Court reiterated that rules of procedure were the handmaid of justice, and no party should ordinarily be denied the opportunity of participating in the process of justice dispensation.

Justice Srivastava placed reliance on the judgment in The State of Punjab v Shamlal Murari where it was held, “processual law is not to be a tyrant but a servant, not an obstruction but an aid to justice.”

Source: Barandbench

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