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SC orders status quo on dismantling decommissioned aircraft carrier Viraat

The Supreme Court Wednesday ordered status quo on the dismantling of India's decommissioned aircraft carrier 'Viraat' which was in service with the Indian Navy for nearly three decades

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INS Viraat | Indian Navy | Supreme Court

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

File photo of Indian Navy's conventional aircraft carrier INS Viraat (Photo:Wikipedia)
File photo of Indian Navy's conventional aircraft carrier INS Viraat

The Wednesday ordered status quo on the dismantling of India's decommissioned aircraft carrier 'Viraat' which was in service with the for nearly three decades.

A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde issued notice to the Centre and others seeking their responses on a plea filed by a firm which seeks preservation of the ship from being dismantled and for creating it as a museum.

The centaur-class aircraft carrier, INS Viraat, was in service with the for 29 years before being decommissioned in March 2017.

The Centre had in July 2019 informed the Parliament that decision to scrap Viraat was taken after due consultation with the

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First Published: Wed, February 10 2021. 12:52 IST
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