Solicitor General Tushar Mehta and Supreme Court
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta and Supreme Court

[Delhi government vs LG] Central government seeks reference to larger bench; says 2018 judgment incorrect, cannot hand over Delhi to anarchy

The reference was sought stating that the 2018 judgment in GNCTD vs Union of India is inconsistent with the 1996 judgment in NDMC vs State of Punjab which had held that Delhi was on the same footing as a Union Territory.

The hearing in the case in Supreme Court between the Central government and Delhi government regarding the administrative control over transfers and postings of civil servants in the national capital, took an interesting turn on Wednesday with the Central government seeking a reference of the matter to a larger bench.

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