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Lalman Shukla vs Gauri Dutt

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Lalman Shukla vs Gauri Dutt is a popular case related to the Acceptance of a Contract.

Lalman Shukla is an employee with Pt. Gauri Dutt.

When the nephew of Pt. Gauri Dutt was found missing, Lalman Shukla was sent for the search. It was announced later that who so ever finds the missing nephew will be rewarded with Rs. 501. Unaware of the announcement of the reward, Lalman Shukla located the the missing nephew and brought back.

It was said that Lalman Shukla has no right in the reward because he has no knowledge of the proposal.

Hence, an action without the knowledge of the proposal is no acceptance.

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