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TDSAT orders All India Digital to pay up dues to Taj Television

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NEW DELHI: Two senior executives of All India Digital Network have been asked to appear before the Telecom Disputes Settlement & Appellate Tribunal on 1 September 2016 with cheques for the payment of five installments of Rs. 86,64,000 owed to Taj Television.

Member B B Srivastava said in his order of 9 August 2016 that managing director G N Prasad had failed to come to the Tribunal on 12 February 2016 as directed but had sent director G Carriapa. The member wanted both to be present next time.

The tribunal in its last order had noted that a payment schedule had been presented before it on behalf of GTPL which had agreed to pay all the dues of All Digital Network India Ltd but no installment had been paid by either, and the tribunal was told that “GTPL had walked out of the arrangement with All Digital.”

All Digital counsel Manikya Khanna had then informed the Tribunal that his client was prepared to pay as GTPL had backed out.

The Tribunal gave its order after All Digital counsel Sharath Sampath submitted that he had not been able to get any instruction with regard to the payments in order of 26 July 2016.

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