HC to not make Virbhadra Singh and other officials in HPCA petition


Himachal Pradesh high court today decided to not make Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and other officials of the state government as party in the petition filed before the court by Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) against the action of Mr. Singh government to take over international cricket stadium in state control recently.

Division bench of high court comprising of acting Mr. Chief Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir and Mr. Justice Kuldip Singh delivering a reserve order of January 4, on application of HPCA court partly allowed the submission of cricket body.

The court dismissed the first plea in application to implead Chief Minister, SP Kangra Balbir Singh Thakur, Director General of Police H.P Sanjay Kumar and District Magistrate Kangra C. Paulrasu as respondents in the case.

But it allowed to amend the Writ Petition as petitioners has been served show cause notice on September 7 by Registrar of Societies, Department of Cooperation who had been made respondent by the petitioners.

Earlier, petitioner had also been moved against the Registrar of Societies after in same court challenging the show cause notice issued to HPCA.

The court held that HPCA now wants to include the impugned order of Registrar of Societies (ROS) to include in the petition is allowed as it is partly in favour of the petitioners and partly against them.

The petitioners to file amended writ petition in terms of this order within three weeks with advance copy to learned counsel for the respondents and respondents to file reply within two weeks thereafter, the court order said.

The court fixed next date of hearing for consideration on March 22, 2014.

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