SC rejects plea to restrain Delhi HC from giving verdict on AAP-centre tussle

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New Delhi, Junly 8: The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a plea filed by the Aam Admi Party which sought to restrain the Delhi High Court from passing an order on its disputes with the centre.

The Bench observed, " you went to the High Court for a decision and now you dont want it to decide.

SC rejects plea to restrain Delhi HC from giving verdict on AAP-centre tussle.
It is best that you wait for the verdict of the Delhi HC which is to be delivered by the end of the month, the SC also observed.

Further the court told the petitioners that it was you who knocked on the doors of the HC. Every court has its own authority and we will not tell the HC what to do.

AAP had filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking to restrain the Delhi High Court from passing any judicial orders on the scope and boundaries of the constitutional relationship between it and the Centre in administering the National Capital.

In the petition it was stated only the Supreme Court under Article 131 had the original jurisdiction in any dispute between the Government of India and States.

Since the tussle between the Delhi government and the union government was federal it is only the Supreme Court which will can decide, it was further contended.

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