Delhi ambit of power hearing: Second SC judge recuses himself

Justice Rao informed the Registry that he would not hear the matter and it should be placed before the Chief Justice of India for orders on sending it to some other bench.

By: Express News Desk | New Delhi | Published: July 6, 2016 5:30 am
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Justice L Nageswara Rao Tuesday became the second Supreme Court judge to recuse himself from hearing a plea by the AAP government in Delhi to authoritatively rule upon the ambit of power that the central government can exercise over the national capital in performing public functions.

Justice Rao informed the Registry that he would not hear the matter and it should be placed before the Chief Justice of India for orders on sending it to some other bench.

Advocate Indira Jaising, appearing for Delhi government in this case, mentioned the matter before Chief Justice T S Thakur and sought an urgent hearing. The CJI assured Jaising of listing of the matter before a third bench Friday.

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