#Aadhaar: "How can a state challenge a law made by Parliament?", SC to West Bengal

Murali Krishnan October 30 2017

The Supreme Court today took strong objection to the petition filed by the West Bengal state government challenging the Aadhaar Act under Article 32.

A Bench of Justices AK Sikri and Ashok Bhushan quizzed Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal, who appeared for West Bengal, on how the state could resort to such a measure. Justice Sikri observed,

"How can a State challenge a law made by the Parliament? You are challenging the vires of . . .

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