Central SC transfers pending PILs against Agnipath Scheme to Delhi HC

New Delhi, 19/7: The Supreme Court on Tuesday transferred multiple writ petitions challenging the validity of the Agnipath scheme, a short-term plan for recruitment to armed forces, before the Delhi High Court, which is already considering a similar plea.

A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud, Surya Kant, and A S Bopanna shifted three PILs, which came up for hearing, to the Delhi High Court. “Let us also have the benefit of perspective of the High Court. We will allow you to go to the High Court. It is always good to have a considered view of the High Court,” the bench noted.


Petitions filed by Harsh Ajay Singh, M L Sharma and Ravindra Singh Shekhawat came up for consideration before the top court


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