Justice Dattu v Prashant Bhushan, SC refuses to hear PIL challenging land allotment to HC judges

Murali Krishnan February 22 2014

Justice HL Dattu and Advocate Prashant Bhushan were at loggerheads yesterday in Court room 3 of the Supreme Court as Justice Dattu refused to hear a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by NGO Centre for PIL (Petitioner) challenging land allotment made to the judges of Orissa and Gujarat High Courts.

The PIL had initially come up before a Bench headed by Justice Patnaik, who had recused from the case, citing conflict of interest.

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