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SC to Look Into AAP Govt's Plea to Set up Constitution Bench

The top court had said that important questions of law and the Constitution are involved in the matter and it should be adjudicated upon by a Constitution Bench.

PTI

Updated:April 17, 2017, 12:11 PM IST
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SC to Look Into AAP Govt's Plea to Set up Constitution Bench
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New Delhi: The Delhi government requested the Supreme Court on Monday to set up a five-judge Constitution bench at the earliest to decide its pleas challenging the Delhi High Court verdict that the Lieutenant Governor is the administrative head of the national capital territory.

A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justices D Y Chandrachud and S K Kaul told senior advocate Gopal Subramaniam, appearing for the Delhi government, that it may consider setting up of the bench soon, "possibly" after the summer vacation.

Subramaniam mentioned the matter before the bench and said that the appeals have been referred to the CJI forsetting up of a larger bench to deal with various constitutional issues.

The apex court had on February 15 referred to a Constitution bench a batch of pleas filed by the AAP government against the high court verdict, which had held that Delhi is not a state and that the Lieutenant Governor (LG) is its administrative head.

The top court had said that important questions of law and the Constitution are involved in the matter and it should be adjudicated upon by a Constitution Bench.

However, it did not frame questions to be deliberated upon by the Constitution bench in the matter and had asked the Centre and the Delhi government to argue their case before the larger bench.

The Delhi government had on February 2 told the court that it has exclusive executive powers in relation to matters falling within the purview of the Legislative Assembly and neither the Centre nor the President or the LG can encroach upon these.

| Edited by: Swati Sharma
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