Article 227 powers can be exercised to interfere with perverse, unreasonable orders of trial court: Delhi High Court

Justice Asha Menon also pulled up the trial court for its 'total insensitivity' in ordering the eviction of the petitioner woman from her matrimonial home during the peak of second wave of Covid-19.
J Asha menon
J Asha menon

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday held that even though Article 227 does not provide it with powers to sit as an appellate court but when the trial court orders are perverse, unreasonable and passed by overlooking the relevant facts, the High Court can exercise its supervisory jurisdiction under Article 227 to interfere (Sneha Ahuja v Satish Chader Ahuja).

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