Govt. of NCT of Delhi and Ors. Vs. Union of India

(Tussle Between the AAP Government and The Centre)

Yash Dahiya
Amity Law School, Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

Volume I, Issue V, 2018

This case commentary will give a critical analysis of the landmark judgment Govt. of NCT of Delhi and Ors.Vs. Union of India. The case of Govt.of NCT Delhi and Ors.Vs. Union of India is a judgment where it was held that the Lt. Governor of Delhi is bound by the aid and advice of the elected government of Delhi and cannot interfere in every matter. The dispute between the Centre and Government of Delhi primarily revolved with the demarcation of powers. This paper will talk about the facts of the case, the arguments and reasoning from the parties which include the arguments from the appellant and the respondent, and the judgment.

The facts of the case talk about how the dispute between the Govt. of Delhi and the Centre started and how it reached the Supreme Court. It is a trajectory of events. The issues deal with the primary issues on which the tussle revolved on. The arguments from the parties include the arguments from the appellant as well as the respondents. Both arguments include the constitutional provisions which are been violated, precedents which are being violated and the reasoning behind their arguments. The judgment includes the final decision by the constitutional bench and the rationale behind this decision.


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