The Railway authorities allowed a train to be over-crowded. In consequence, a legitimate passenger, Mr. X got his pocket picked. Choose appropriate answer-
  • a)
    Mr. X can sue the railway authorities for the loss suffered.
  • b)
    Mr. X cannot sue because he had given his consent to travel in over-crowded train.
  • c)
    Mr. X cannot sue the railway authorities because there was no infringement of legal right and mere fact that the loss was caused does not give to a cause of action.
  • d)
    None of the above.
Correct answer is option 'C'. Can you explain this answer?
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By Ayushi Nema · 2 weeks ago ·CLAT
Avman Mishra answered 2 weeks ago
A cause of action is a set of facts that are used to justify claims or right to sue to obtain property or money or enforcement of a right against another party and since there is no infringement of legal rights of X, there is no cause of action arising against the Railway authority and hence he cannot sue them. 

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