Report by Kahnu Nanda; Jagatsinghpur: The district consumer forum disposing a violation petition implementing its earlier order issued NBW against an opera party owner and his three associates and asked police to present the alleged violators in court on 11 March.
Reports said Kothi Melana Committee had given Rs 33,400 advance to owner of one Sudama Baati opera troupe , Kissan Nagar under Cuttack district for performing Yatra during their Dola festival 2010. The opera troupe in spite of receiving advance and assurance did not turn to stage the Yatra and cancelled the programme owing its post engagements in scheduled dates as consequence the host committee approached opera troupe owner to rescheduled the dates for performing the Yatra but again did not honour the commitment so enraged committee president Pravira Biswal filed a consumer case in district consumer forum seeking to get back his advanced money.
The court granted relief to the complainant and asked the opera party owner to return back the advance money with 18 percent interest with fine Rs 6000 within one month. The opera party owner did not return the money and implemented the consumer court order satisfying the complainant in stipulated time , so the victim complainant filed a violation petition, acting on the complaint consumer court has issued NBW against opera party owner Krushana Chandra Beaura and his three associates.