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Tata Sons withheld facts on turning private: Mistry firms tell SC

The SC will hear the petitions filed by both the Mistry family and Tata Group next month

Cyrus Mistry

The fight between Tata Sons and Mistry erupted after Cyrus Mistry, former chairman of Tata Sons, was removed by the Tata Sons board in October 2016, citing sagging financial performance of Tata Group companies (Photo: Bloomberg/ Dhiraj Singh)

Dev Chatterjee Mumbai
In its affidavit to the Supreme Court (SC), the Mistry firms said several important facts about Tata Sons operating as a public company were withheld by the Tata Sons board to the SC, and therefore, the entire board of Tata Sons must be censured.

“According to law, any litigant who approaches court is bound to produce all documents executed by him and relevant to the litigation. If he withholds a vital document in order to gain advantage, he will be guilty of playing fraud on the court as well as on the opposite party. On account of the sheer falsity

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First Published: Jul 29 2020 | 8:22 PM IST

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