Specific Performance: Supreme Court holds no adverse inference can be drawn merely for not producing passbook

The Court clarified that such adverse inferences cannot be drawn unless the failure to produce the passbook was despite a Court direction or a prayer by the opposing party for such production.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently observed that no adverse inference can generally be drawn against a party on whether he is ready and willing to perform his side of an agreement to buy property merely for not producing his passbook [Basavaraj v. Padmavathi and Another].

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