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Court can't second-guess policy decision under Art 226 but can review process which made it: Delhi HC

The Judgment was passed in a challenge to SDMC's proposal of constructing an automated multi-level car parking.

Aditi Singh

The Delhi High Court has stated while it cannot second-guess a policy decision taken by a State authority in the exercise of its powers of judicial review under Article 226, it can certainly review the process followed by the authority to make and put the policy decision into effect.

(Friends of Rajouri Garden Environment & Anr vs SDMC)

The Judgment was passed by a Single Judge Bench of Anup J Bhambhani in a petition challenging South Delhi Municipal Corporation's proposal of constructing an automated multi-level car parking facility near a market in city’s Rajouri Garden.

Anup Jairam Bhambhani
Anup Jairam Bhambhani
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