Retired employee can file case at place where he belongs: Supreme Court sets aside Patna HC order denying pension claim for lack of jurisdiction

Citing its 2004 verdict in Kusum Ingots, the Apex Court stated that "even if a small fraction of cause of action accrues within the jurisdiction of the Court, the Court will have jurisdiction in the matter."
Retired employee can file case at place where he belongs: Supreme Court sets aside Patna HC order denying pension claim for lack of jurisdiction
Justices Ashok Bhushan, R Subhash Reddy, MR Shah, pension

The Supreme Court has reiterated that a retired employee who is receiving pension cannot be asked to go to another court to file a case when he has a cause of action at the place where he resides (Shanti Devi alias Shanti Mishra v. Union of India).

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