Author: Shuruthi J (SASTRA Deemed University, School of Law) A) CITATION: AIR 1964 SC 1013 B) BENCH: Hon’ble  CJ  B.P. Sinha . Hon’ble Justice  P.B. Gajendragadkar, Hon’ble Justice  K.N. Wanchoo, Hon’ble Justice K.C.D. Gupta, J.C. C) INTRODUCTION: The appellants are the companies that hold mining licenses for extraction of coal in the district of Chhindwara.