AAP govt moves SC seeking constitution of larger bench to decide on control of services in Delhi; CJI-led bench to look into matter

The apex court had on 14 February referred the issue of control of services to a larger bench after delivering a split verdict.

Press Trust of India March 25, 2019 12:43:33 IST
AAP govt moves SC seeking constitution of larger bench to decide on control of services in Delhi; CJI-led bench to look into matter
  • The AAP govt on Monday moved the SC seeking constitution of a larger bench to expeditiously decide the issue of who controls the services in Delhi

  • The apex court had on 14 February referred the issue of control of services to a larger bench after delivering a split verdict

  • The two-judge bench had said that the Centre should have the final word on posting and transfer of bureaucrats in the national capital administration

New Delhi: The AAP government on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking constitution of a larger bench to expeditiously decide the issue of who controls the services in Delhi. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi told the Delhi government counsel that it will look into the matter.

AAP govt moves SC seeking constitution of larger bench to decide on control of services in Delhi CJIled bench to look into matter

File image of the Supreme Court of India. AP

The apex court had on 14 February referred the issue of control of services to a larger bench after delivering a split verdict.

The two-judge bench had said that the Centre should have the final word on posting and transfer of bureaucrats in the national capital administration, but their disagreement on finer details resulted in a split verdict and the matter got referred to a larger bench.

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