Basic Principles of Contract | Contract Law

Satyabrata Ghose vs. Mugneeram Bangur & Co.

Citation: 1954 AIR 44 Facts Satyabrata (plaintiff), assignee of Bejoy Krishna Roy, sued defendant alongwith Bejoy as party defendant, for wrongfully repudiating the contract of developing the lands which were sold to the plaintiff, and asked for specific performance of the same. Defendant took the defence of frustration as the lands which needed to be developed…

Basic Principles of Contract | Contract Law

Alopi Parshad & Sons Ltd v. Union of India

Alopi Parshad & Sons Ltd v. Union of India AIR 1960 SC 588 (Section 56, Frustration, quantum meriut, Section 62) FACTS: Plaintiffs were appointed by UoI to provide for the army personnel ghee in return for consideration as stipulated under contract. World War II then started and after three years, government in light of increased demand for ghee…