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Taj Mansingh Hotel auction: SC adjourns hearing for next week

Earlier this month, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announced that an open auction would be done for hotel

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Taj Mansingh Hotel, New Delhi. Source: Wikipedia
Taj Mansingh Hotel, New Delhi. Source: Wikipedia

The on Thursday adjourned the hearing in connection with the plea of Company (IHCL) against the High Court order allowing the Municipal Council (NDMC) to auction the Hotel, located in the Lutyen's zone, for next week.

Earlier this month, Chief Minister had announced that an open auction of Hotel would be done.

Kejriwal made the announcement following a special meeting of the NDMC's top decision-making body.

The apex court, earlier in November 2016, ordered that the status quo with regard to the Hotel be maintained and issued a notice to the to reply to the plea against the auction.

The had earlier dismissed the Tata Group's appeal for retaining management rights over the Taj Mansingh Hotel, and in all practicality, told the business conglomerate that it would have to participate in the auction process.

The High Court gave a green signal to the to go ahead with the public auction of the located in Central Delhi.

First Published: Thu, March 23 2017. 18:15 IST