Plea styled as writ petition under Article 226 will not bar High Court from exercising jurisdiction under Article 227: Supreme Court

It was argued that the High Court could not have reappreciated facts in a petition under Article 227 of the Constitution and that the High Court had illegally set aside findings of fact recorded by the Wakf Tribunal.
Plea styled as writ petition under Article 226 will not bar High Court from exercising jurisdiction under Article 227: Supreme Court

A petition titled as writ petition under Article 226 does not bar the High Court from exercising jurisdiction under Article 227, the Supreme Court ruled on Monday (Kiran Devi v. Bihar State Sunni Wakf Board).

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