Supreme Court to hear AAP govt’s plea challenging Centre’s ordinance today (file picture)
Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear the plea filed by the Delhi authorities challenging the constitutionality of the ordinance on management of companies in Delhi. A bench led by Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud will hear the matter.
The Delhi authorities moved the apex court docket final Friday and has sought an interim keep on it. The Centre introduced the ordinance per week after the highest court docket dominated that the AAP authorities had management over bureaucrats within the Delhi administration, excluding police, public order, and land. Before this judgement, the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, appointed by the centre, had govt management over the transfers and postings of all officers.
Meanwhile, Justice (retd) Umesh Kumar was appointed chairman of the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) on June 21. The AAP dispensation has challenged his appointment within the Supreme Court. The appointment of DERC chairman is the most recent flashpoint between the Delhi authorities and the lieutenant governor’s workplace, following the Centre’s ordinance on management of companies.
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