God helps those who help themselves. 10 appeals filed in Supreme Court to help 10 labors for total fee of Rs.10k. SC enhanced compensation of Rs.10 Lakh (One Million) to each of these poor labourers.
Some months ago, an advocate from Vadodara telephoned me and said there are some 10 labourers who had lost their case in High Court.
They wanted to file 10 appeals in Supreme Court. They were not in position to spend more than Rs.10,000/- for total 10 appeals.
Normally, there are legal aid committees to help poor.
But many times, many Supreme Court advocates and many Well Known Senior Advocates also help poor and deserving litigants.
I decided to help them. The expanses and office overhead expanses were something more than 10K for ten appeals.
The appeals were filed. They were heard. Admitted. Other-side party filed reply.
At the end of the day, after hearing all parties, Supreme Court enhanced compensation of Rs.1 million to each of poor labourers.
This has nothing to do with my skills. This has something to do with God. Like a mysterious power, it helps us through unknown people. The help comes from people who are not supposed to and not expected to help us.
The advocate who had called me had called me first time. We did not knew each other. My clerks also did not charge their clerical charges on these appeals. The labourers were unknown to most of the people involved in bringing Justice to them.
The unknown hands of several human beings and fate helped these 10 labourers.