Supreme Court sets deadline for High Court to decide
| Sunday | 9th May, 2021
Saurabh MalikTribune News ServiceChandigarh May 8The Supreme Court has virtually set a four-month deadline for the Punjab and Haryana High Court to give its ruling on the rise of apartments from the debris of bungalows in Le Corbusier's Chandigarh.
Appearing before the Bench senior counsel Mukul Rohatgi for the Sarin Foundation submitted that the writ petition had been pending in the High Court since 2016.
Former Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court Justice SS Sodhi is its president.
Senior advocate and the foundation's secretary-general Manmohan Lal Sarin had told the High Court during the course of hearing that one could convert Chandigarh into Delhi.
The petition was filed before the High Court for directions to restrain the UT and its respondent-functionaries from permitting residential plots to be converted into apartments.
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