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SC postpones hearing of Delhi government's plea on clarification of powers to Dec.5

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The Supreme on Monday adjourned the hearing on government's plea seeking a clarification on its powers vis-a-viz the Centre till December 5 .

The government on August 5 informed the apex that it would file a Special Leave (SLP) against the High verdict that erased all doubts over Delhi's status as a Union Territory.

Putting a break to the ongoing turf war between Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and Chief Minister Kejriwal for the reins of the capital, Delhi High Court had earlier declared that the is the administrative head of the Capital Territory and that the latter is not required to act on the advice of the Delhi Cabinet.

Soon after the decision, Delhi government senior standing counsel Rahul Mehra said it would appeal against the Delhi HC ruling in the Supreme Court.

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First Published: Mon, November 28 2016. 11:59 IST