"Unfortunate to see writ jurisdiction invoked at the drop of hat, as if High Courts are Tehsil Courts:" Punjab & Haryana High Court

The Court was hearing a petition filed by residents of a village in Karnal, Haryana, seeking the Court’s intervention in hastening repairs on a stretch of village road.
Punjab and Haryana High Court
Punjab and Haryana High Court

Citizens are invoking writ jurisdiction of the High Court at the drop of the hat without approaching the appropriate forum, the Punjab and Haryana High Court said expressing its frustration at the large number of writ petitions being filed before it (Ranbir Singh and Ors. v. State of Haryana and Ors.).

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