Central Vista: Substantive due process not envisaged by Indian Constitution, SG Tushar Mehta
Solicitor General of India Tushar Mehta, Central Vista

Central Vista: Substantive due process not envisaged by Indian Constitution, SG Tushar Mehta

The Solicitor General deprecated the recent trend of parties to rely on doctrines like Constitutional morality and due process, stating that the same was not applicable in the Indian context.

The doctrine of substantive due process is of American import and is not contemplated under the Constitution of India, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta told the Supreme Court on Wednesday during the hearing in the challenge to the Central Vista redevelopment project.

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