March 25, 2019
The Arvind Kejriwal government has moved the Supreme Court, seeking the constitution of a larger bench to decide on the services matter.
A Supreme Court bench headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi has told the Delhi government counsel it will look into the prayer seeking constitution of larger bench to decide issue of services.
In its verdict on February 14, the Supreme Court had referred the services control issue to a larger bench after a split verdict.
The two-judge bench had said that the Centre should have the final word on posting and transfer of bureaucrats in the national capital administration, but their disagreement on finer details resulted in a split verdict and the matter got referred to a larger bench.
The two-judge SC bench of Justice AK Sikri and Justice Ashok Bhushan failed to agree on the services issue and transferred it to a larger bench.