Supreme Court imposes ₹5 lakh costs on petitioner who wanted to stop demolition of Supertech twin towers, use it for hospital/ university

A Bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Sudhanshu Dhulia asked how a PIL could have been filed on a subject matter which had attained finality with the top court's verdict.
Justices DY Chandrachud and Sudhanshu Dhulia with supreme court
Justices DY Chandrachud and Sudhanshu Dhulia with supreme court

The Supreme Court on Monday imposed ₹5 lakh costs on an NGO which filed a public interest litigation (PIL) petition with a prayer to utilise the Supertech twin towers in NOIDA towards a public purpose like a university or hospital instead of demolishing them as per the top court's August 2021 judgment [Centre for Law and Good Governance vs State of Uttar Pradesh and ors].

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