Consumer Court compensates for Harassment.
We as consumers are often gullible to false promises of sellers, service providers or manufacturers of goods.
Once the product/service is sold, they don’t know you and in worst case if the product/service does’t deliver, then who are you.
It is only when the consumer approaches the court that these people are willing to settle the matter amicably or they ignore you completely.
In the instant case share certificates were transferred to the bank by customer after opening the saving and demat account on the same day.
The complainant waited for bank to transfer them but bank kept on sleeping and lingering it. Finally consumer court intervened and slapped 25 K for causing harassment and agony to the customer apart from transferring the shares and litigation cost.
Consumer Complaints against bank is on the rise and if found deficient in services , consumer courts or state consumer commission Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh are quick in giving relief to the complainant.
Though it is not mandatory to send a legal notice but customer may send it as a warning before proceeding legally on a complaint.
There is no dearth of good consumer lawyers or advocates in Chandigarh Panchkula and Mohali. All you need to do is be vigil of your rights and whenever you feel exploited , Knock the doors of district consumer forum Chandigarh Panchkula Mohali for justice.
If the company or service provider admits his fault half of the battle is won.
In the end, Stay Informed Stay Strong- Legal Seva. For more info or case consultation , please dial 99888-17966.