HC asks Centre to decide on attaching DMRC's assets for payment to RInfra

The court also made it clear that if the Centre refused the sanction, it has to disclose the reasons for the same, so that the Court could take a view thereon

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Bhavini MishraPTI New Delhi
The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the Centre to decide whether it proposes to attach movable and immovable assets of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) for the paying of the arbitral award to Reliance Infrastructure’s arm-Delhi Metro Express Private Limited (DAMEPL).

“The Government of India has to immediately decide on sanction for attachment of DMRC's operational assets (to satisfy the award) and bring the said papers for the perusal of the Court by the next hearing on March 2 at 2:15 pm,” Justice Yashwant Varma said.

The court also made it clear that if the Centre refused the sanction,

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First Published: Feb 27 2023 | 9:27 PM IST

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