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Adani Ports moves SC as HC rejects plea against JNPA for disqualifying bid

The contract was for upgrading a container terminal in Navi Mumbai; Adani counsel urges top court to restrain JNPA from proceeding with other bids

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Though the JNPA Board acknowledged that Adani Ports had clarified the query the Board had sought, the Board later disqualified Adani from the bidding process.

Bhavini Mishra New Delhi
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited approached the Supreme Court against the Bombay High Court’s order dismissing its plea challenging the disqualification of its bid by the Board of Trustees of Jawaharlal Nehru Port Authority (JNPA).

The contract was for upgrading a container terminal in Navi Mumbai.

The counsel for Adani Ports approached the apex court bench of Justices Surya Kant and J B Pardiwala on Tuesday seeking an urgent listing of the matter. The counsel sought to restrain JNPA from proceeding with other bids until the matter is heard by the apex court.

“This is an extraordinary urgency.

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First Published: Jun 28 2022 | 8:11 PM IST

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