Himachal Pradesh High Court on Thursday quashed the orders of the Income Tax department to transfer the investigations into their revised IT returns to central zone Chandigarh.
The Chief Minister accepted that it was a serious lapse, and that greater vigil ought to have been kept after the January incident.
The I-T department and its offices in Shimla had transferred the cases to Chandigarh.
The Himachal Pradesh’s CM will arriving with a 15 member delegation for the event.
The chief minister, however, said that a new airport to handle heavy-duty passenger aircraft was being proposed.
Mansoor Ahmad Mir and Tarlok Singh Chauhan heard the arguments against the petition and reserved orders for the next hearing.
Virbhadra rejected the Supreme Court lawyer’s claim that the move was ordered in response to the PIL he had filed against Virbhadra.
As per the 1960 Indus Water Treaty both the countries can visit the sites of works of development, said Singh.
Last month, the court had stayed the transfer of the investigations to Chandigarh.
Singh also ruled out any reshuffle in his cabinet and said all ministers were functioning well.
Talking to reporters, Singh said Dhumal and his son Anurag should not hold any public office till the court acquits them in this case.
Though the Delhi High Court has banned e-rickshaws, a few are still operating outside a city court.
The Bill was passed by the Assembly on April 6, 2012, but not given assent by the President.
The BJP and Aam Aadmi Party had accused Singh of money laundering through LIC policies.
The 80-year-old Congress leader will fly to New Delhi Friday to meet Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.