The purpose of sec 24 CPC , merely to confer on the court, a discretionary
power. A court acting under section 24 CPC may may not it's judicial discretion
transfer a particular case. Section 24 does not prescribe any ground for
ordering the transfer of a case.
Section 24 does not prescribe any particular ground for ordering the transfer of
a particular. In certain cases it may be ordered Suo Motu and it may be done for
administrative reasons. But when an application for transfer is made by a party
,the court is required to issue notice to the other side and hear the before
To put it differently, the court must act judicially in ordering a transfer on
the application of a party - Jitendra vs Bhanu (2009)1 SCC 130. The party
applying for transfer must make out a case for transfer. In Bhanu ,the reason
which was weighted with the High Court For directing transfer does not really
make out a case for transfer.