Supreme Court Judgment – N.M.Krishnakumari & ORS. vs Thalakkal Assiya & ORS

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION
CIVIL APPEAL Nos.1942-1943 OF 2015
(Arising out of S.L.P (C) Nos.26832-26833 of 2009)
N.M.KRISHNAKUMARI & ORS. ….APPELLANTS
Vs.
THALAKKAL ASSIYA & ORS. …RESPONDENTS

The appellants are the legal heirs of the deceased V.C. Rama Varma Raja (Jr.), the 2nd respondent in O.A.No.51 of 1986 and the respondents are the legal heirs of the deceased Aboobacker Haji, the original applicant in O.A.No.51 of 1986 on the file of the Land Tribunal. A joint application (J Form) i.e. O.A.No. 51 of 1986, was filed by the deceased Aboobacker Hajialong with the 1st respondent in O.A. 51 of 1986, Kerala Varma Raja, who was also shown as the landowner by the deceased Aboobacker Haji, before the Land Tribunal for the purchase of Jenm right in respect of 0.12 Cents of land in Re.Sy. 435/2B, under the provisions of Section 72 MM(1) of the Kerala Land Reforms Act, 1963, (in short “the Act”) as amended by the Act 17 of 1972. The predecessor of the appellants i.e. deceased V.C. Rama Varma Raja (Jr.), got himself impleaded as the additional 2nd respondent in the proceedings before the Land Tribunal and disputed the tenancy of the deceased Aboobacker Haji. The deceased V.C. Rama Varma Raja (Jr.) has further contended in the proceedings that he is the tenant of the properties and that he has already obtained an order for the purchase of the Jenm right in respect of the land in question as per the order in S.M.P.No.1474 of 1976 of the Land Tribunal….read more