SC to hear Delhi govt's plea on powers of L-G Najeeb Jung on Friday

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday said that it will hear the plea of the Delhi government challenging the Delhi High Court's decision on the power and position of Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on 9 September.

Supreme Court of India. AFP

Supreme Court of India. AFP

The Kejriwal government had challenged the Delhi High Court verdict that Lt Governor was the administrative head and had the final word in the governance of the national capital of Delhi.

The bench of Chief Justice TS Thakur and Justice DY Chandrachud set the date for hearing the plea that the Lt Governor was obliged to act on the aid and advice of the council of ministers after senior counsel Gopal Subramaniam mentioned the matter for an early hearing on Monday.

The Kejriwal government had moved six petitions between 31 August and 2 September challenging the Delhi High Court's verdict.

Updated Date: Sep 05, 2016 12:02 PM

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