In M/S McDonald Family Restaurant v Shyam Joshi, Delhi High Court disposed of a writ petition filed by McDonald’s challenging orders passed by the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, the State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Jaipur, and the District Consumer Forum, Jaipur.
Joshi had filed a consumer complaint before the District Consumer Forum, Jaipur, against McDonald’s alleging that the company indulged in unfair trade practices as it rounded the amount on a bill up to the next rupee. Joshi alleged that McDonald’s had asked him to pay ₹53, when he had purchased food for ₹52.50. Joshi claimed compensation of ₹65,000 (US$950), including the ₹0.50 that he had been charged, ₹3,000 for mental agony and ₹1,500 as costs for litigation.
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