Borrowers can use advocates before bank body


In Punjab National Bank & Ors v Kingfisher Airlines Limited & Ors, a division bench of Delhi High Court held that borrowers who are to be classified as wilful defaulters and are given an opportunity to be heard by a grievance redressal committee (GRC) are entitled to be represented by an advocate.

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