Landlord cannot refuse to take possession of premises from tenant citing damage to property: Delhi Court

The landlord, by not taking possession from the tenant on a determination of the lease, cannot sue for recovery of rent for the period after vacation of the property by the tenant, the Court added.
Patiala House court
Patiala House court

The Patiala House Court in Delhi recently observed that a landlord cannot refuse to take back possession of leased property from the tenant on the ground that the premises were damaged. [Ameet Bhatia & Anr v Devyani International Ltd]

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