What is the meaning of Affidavit? What is Counter Affidavit? What is the meaning
of rejoinder affidavit?
What is the meaning of Affidavit?
An affidavit is a sworn statement made by a party, in writing, made in the
presence of an oath commissioner or a notary public which is used either in
support of applications to the Court or as evidence in court proceedings. In
case of Writ Petitions, cases are generally disposed of on the basis of
What is Counter Affidavit?
Counter affidavit is an affidavit filed by the respondent in reply to a
petition. Respondent files reply to the petition in the form of affidavit. In
most of the Writ Petitions, reply is being filed in the form of Counter
What is Rejoinder Affidavit?
Rejoinder Affidavit is the response by the petitioner to the counter affidavit
filed by the respondent. Rejoinder affidavit may include response to the
response to the new facts raised through the affidavit filed by the respondent.
Rejoinder is reply to the Counter Filed by the Opposite party . The Pleadings of
Petitioner or plaintiff are already filed and the opposite party filed counter
affidavit or Written Statement with new fats which are not correct according to
Petitioner or Plaintiff, in reply to the Counter of Respondent the petitioner
can file rejoinder denying the new facts which are not mentioned in the Petition
For the new facts the complainant will file additional statement, with support
of an affidavit. First show the reason to the court that why the petitioner is
filing additional statement and then take the order from the court for filling