The Supreme Court (SC) has sent the cases related to the Nijgadh International Airport to the extended full bench.
A joint bench of Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher Rana and Justice Kumar Regmi has sent the cases to the extended full bench on Sunday, according to a court source. The cases will be heard by the extended full bench on Wednesday.
The SC on December 6, 2019 had instructed the government to keep works related to the airport as it is.
A single bench of Justice Tanka Bahadur Moktan hearing the writ petition of former secretary Dwarika Nath Dhungel, advocate Krishna Prasad Bhandari and Prabhu Budhathoki had instructed the government to not move the project forward.
The SC hearing another petition filed by senior advocate Prakash Mani Sharma contending that trees should not be chopped to build the airport had issued an interim order on December 22, 2019 instructing the government to not immediately move the project forward.
The joint bench sent both the petitions to the extended full bench on Sunday.
Published Date: Sunday, Falgun 4, 2076, 18:02:00