Power of Court in revision jurisdiction is limited


The Hon’ble Supreme Court in the matter of Gandhe Vijay Kumar Vs. Mulji, Civil appeal no. 1384 of 2011 decided on 27th July, 2017 while deciding upon the powers of the Hon’ble High Court on excising its revisional jurisdiction held that in revisional jurisdiction, the Court is expected to see only whether the findings of the Court below are illegal or perverse in the sense that a reasonably informed person will not enter such a finding. It further held that the High Court should not venture to look into the evidence as if in a first appeal and should give a different finding, though another finding might also be possible. Merely because another view is possible in exercise of the revisional jurisdiction, the High Court cannot upset the factual findings.