The DLF group is again in the news for unfair trade practice and for all wrong reasons. Mr.Satish Sharma, complained to the forum about booking a flat in Gurgaon and later found out that the DLF had abandoned the project and the forum has held a DLF group firm guilty of resorting to unfair trade practice for taking money from a cancer patient for a flat in an unapproved residential project and has asked them to pay him Rs 7.12 lakh. The forum also awarded Rs one lakh as compensation to complainant Satish Sharma for harassment.
“We direct opposite party to refund the balance amount of Rs 6,12,542 (to Sharma)…we award (the complainant) Rs one lakh for harassment damages including litigation cost,” the bench presided by C K Chaturvedi said. Further, the bench said, “We are of the view that opposite party (DLF Home Developers) indulged in unfair trade practice of collecting money without approval of plans and without formal execution of the agreement.