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HC gives time to file affidavit on Minister Gahlot’s petition

New Delhi [India]January 23 (ANI): Delhi High Court on Monday submitted a petition of Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Garlot to the Center and Lieutenant Governor on issues related to Delhi Prime Minister Arvind Kejwal’s visit to Singapore. given 4 weeks to do so.

Judge Prathiba M Singh gave the central government and other defendants four weeks to file affidavits on Gehlot’s petition.

Defendant’s attorneys have asked for time to submit a response.

The case was then listed in May.

On August 29, 2022, Judge Yashwant Varma issued a notice to all other respondents except LG and PMO. The court gave him eight weeks to submit an answer to the petition.

The petition was moved after LG denied Prime Minister Arvind Kejriwal permission to travel to Singapore.

At a hearing on Monday, senior attorney Abhishek Manu Singhvi informed the court that petitioners are seeking a broad framework of guidelines for both personal and official foreign visits.

Earlier, Bench sought clarification on some of the points raised in the petition regarding personal and official foreign visits. was instructed to do so.

Senior Counsel Abhishek Manu Singhvi had requested an opportunity to file additional affidavits in this regard. He also filed that the defendant should issue a notice to his LG and file a response.

Bench had asked him to file additional affidavits first.

Transport Minister Kailash Geroth has submitted a petition calling for a framework of broad guidelines needed by elected constitutional officials.

The Alien Visit Proposal file sent to LG was returned on July 21st. LG has informed Kejriwal not to attend the World Cities Summit as it is a meeting of mayors. (Ani)

http://www.singaporenews.net/news/273419577/delhi-cm-singapore-visit-controversy-hc-grants-time-to-file-affidavit-on-minister-gahlot-plea HC gives time to file affidavit on Minister Gahlot’s petition

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