Shanti Prime Publication Pvt. Ltd.
Tender inquiry for award of contract—In the instant case, the petitioner submitted that the technical bid of the petitioner in response to the tender inquiry has been rejected on the ground that GST number had not been furnished.
Held that—Clause 8 (v) of the Standard Bidding Document calling upon each bidder to submit last filed GST return along with GST number would be construed as an essential term of the contract. The petitioner having admittedly not complied with such condition, there would be no infirmity as regards rejection of his technical bid. [SHER SINGH] [PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT] 2 TAXLOK.COM 121 (P&H)