[Section 92 CPC suit] All persons interested in trust bound by judgment, barred by res judicata: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court also ruled that a compromise decree in a prior suit would not bar a subsequent suit by res judicata but could bar the same by the application of estoppel by conduct.
Justices Vikram Nath, DY Chandrachud and Hima Kohli
Justices Vikram Nath, DY Chandrachud and Hima Kohli

The Supreme Court on Thursday held that a suit under Section 92 of the Civil Procedure Code (CPC) is of a representative character and all persons interested in the trust would be bound by the judgement in the suit and barred by the principle of res judicata from instituting a subsequent suit with the same or substantially the same issue (Jamia Masjid vs. K.V. Rudrappa)

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