Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Delhi HC directs govt to refund licence fee to 4 FM bidders

NEW DELHI: Four successful bidders for FM radio channels won a legal battle ten years after they had paid the licence fee of Rs 280 million which was forfeited by the Government.

The Delhi High Court directed the Information and Broadcasting Ministry to refund Rs 70 million to each bidder within the next four weeks.

A Bench comprising Justices A P Shah and Manmohan said there was no clause in the agreement under which the Government could forfeit the advance licence fee.

Read it details on http://www.indiantelevision.com

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