Grantor’s document must be interpreted strictly against him and in favor of the grantee

If there is any ambiguity between terms of the grant, the benefit thereof must be given to the grantee. The document, being a grantor’s document, must be interpreted strictly against him and in favor of the grantee.

  • Sahebzada Mohammad Kamgarh Shah v. Jagdish Chandra Deo Dhabal Deb and others, [1960] 3 SCR 604
  • Delhi Development Authority and Ors. vs. Nehru Place Hotels Ltd. and Ors., AIR 1984 Delhi 61

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