X was in the business of selling kanchipuram saree for last 20 years at Kolkata . Y was manufacturing such sarees at Chennai and had appointed X as his wholesale agent for Kolkata with a force majeure clause. X procured some prepuja orders from his regular customers taking 50% advance , and forwarded the orders to Y. As per agreement Y had to supply the sarees in 15 days. Even after 45 days Y did not supply the sarees, because there was a flood in Y's areas and his machinery were damaged beyond repairs . As a result X lost confidence of his regular customers, besides he had to return the advance taken from the customers along with interest. What are the remedies for X from Y?
a. Claim Interest refunded to customers
b. Claim specific performance of supply of the sarees from wherever possible by Y
c. Claim damages
d. No remedy is available.
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