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Early Hearing Application High Court Chandigarh
Early Hearing Application High Court Chandigarh

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With Supreme Court staying the Punjab and Haryana High Court’s May 28 order of halting power privatisation processes of Chandigarh administration, the UT powermen union filed an application before the court seeking early hearing of the main case which was listed on August 18.

The HC on May had stayed the power privatisation process on the application of Gopal Dutt Joshi, the general secretary of the UT powermen union. Thereafter the UT powermen had moved to Supreme Court challenging HC order. The Supreme Court stayed the order on June 28.

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The petitioner union has challenged the administration and the Centre’s order of privatisation of UT electricity department. The petitioner’s submitted that the respondents (the Union government and the UT government) are proceeding at an extra ordinary hurriedness for finalisation of privatisation. In this case the case is not heard of July itself , the respondents will succeed in their mala-fide intentions of privatisation of UT electricity department when continuously for last many years it is having huge revenue surplus .

After SC relief the UT has re started the process with the UT advisor Dharam Pal meeting power ministry officials in Delhi. The High court has now fixed August as the next date of hearing the main petition filed by the Union.

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