Civil Procedure Code, 1908, O.18 R.17Recalling of WitnessApplication for recalling of witness cannot be allowed, for further elaboration on the left out points–O.1817 CPC is primarily to clarify any issue or doubt.  

Civil Procedure Code, 1908, O.18 R.17 & S.151–Recalling  of witness-Inherent powers-The rigour under Rule 17, does not affect the inherent powers of the court to pass the required orders for ends of justice to reopen the evidence for the purpose of further examination or cross-examination or even for production of fresh evidence—This power can also be exercised at any stage of the suit, even after closure of evidence.

Ram Rati v. Mange Ram (D) Through Lrs. & Ors.

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