Allowing an appeal in BC Biyani Projects Pvt Ltd v State of Madhya Pradesh and Others, the Supreme Court has held that a permanent order for blacklisting a company is impermissible in law.
The court was considering the plea of a company which was blacklisted for the award of contracts by the state of Madhya Pradesh because of unreasonable delays in the completion of six contracts which had been awarded to the company. The order of blacklisting made in March 2013 was for an indefinite period.
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