CJI said list it for Monday 10th July, I am going to see the matter myself.
The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear on July 10 the Delhi government’s plea challenging the constitutionality of the Ordinance on Control of Services. A bench of CJI DY Chandrachud, Justice PS Narasimha and Justice Manoj Mishra agreed to the hearing.
Senior Advocate Abhishek Singhvi mentioned the matter and requested for an immediate hearing. Singhvi said that this is a petition challenging the ordinance. He said that the central government brought the ordinance to neutralize the decision of the Supreme Court. There is an urgent need for hearing in this matter. CJI said list it for Monday 10th July, I am going to see the matter myself.
Delhi government has opposed the ordinance in its petition
The Delhi government, in its petition, has said that the ordinance is an unconstitutional use of an executive order which seeks to violate the basic structure of the apex court and the Constitution. Apart from quashing the ordinance, the Delhi government has also sought an interim stay on it. The Central Government had promulgated the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Ordinance, 2023 on May 19 with the objective of setting up an authority for transfer and posting of Group-A officers in Delhi. This step of the Modi government was against the decision of the Supreme Court.
SC gave Kejriwal the right to transfer/posting of officers
Just a week before the ordinance was promulgated, the Supreme Court had handed over control of all services except police, law and order and land in the national capital to the Delhi government. The Ordinance seeks to constitute the National Capital Public Service Authority for transfer and disciplinary action against Group-A officers of the Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli Civil Services (DANICS) cadres. Is.