However, the attorneys showing within the case on behalf of each the events expressed that that they had no objection to a CJI-led bench listening to the case
New Delhi: Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde, who’s heading the bench listening to the excessive-stake Tata-Mistry case on Monday disclosed that his advocate son Shrinivas Bobde, has been representing a subsidiary firm of Shapoorji Pallonji Group in a slum redevelopment matter for about two years.
The high courtroom is listening to cross appeals filed by Tata Sons and Cyrus Investments towards appellate tribunal NCLAT’s order which had restored Cyrus Mistry as the chief chairman of the over $100 billion salt-to-software program Tata conglomerate.
A bench of the Chief Justice and Justices AS Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian requested the attorneys showing for each Tata Group and SP Group, whether or not they have any objections with the disclosure.
Senior advocates Harish Salve, showing for Tatas and CA Sundaram, representing SP Group mentioned that they don’t have any objection with the Chief Justice led bench listening to the matter, which continued for the fourth day.
“Over the weekend, I came to know that my son who is in Bombay has been appearing for a subsidiary of SP Group in a slum redevelopment matter for about two years. I thought of disclosing it to the parties, in case any of you have any objections to this court hearing the case,” the CJI mentioned.
Salve mentioned that even he had appeared in the identical matter and he don’t have any objection with the CJI led bench listening to the case.
Sundaram additionally concurred with Salve and mentioned that all of them seem for some firm or the others and he additionally doesn’t have any objection.
The CJI mentioned that nowadays such points probably create issues at a later stage.
The bench famous in its order, “Today when the matter was taken up for hearing, this Court disclosed to the Bar that Shrinivas Bobde, learned counsel, has been appearing on behalf of a subsidiary company of Shapoorji Pallonji Group at Mumbai in a matter regarding slum rehabilitation for about two years.”
It mentioned, “Senior counsel/counsel appearing for the parties’ viz, Harish N Salve, AM Singhvi, CA Sundaram, Mohan Parasaran, Shyam Divan, Fereshte D Sethna, etc, have stated that they have no objection to this Court deciding the present matters.”
The bench mentioned the joint assertion made by counsel showing for the events is being taken on report.
Sundaram, who resumed his arguments, referred to varied authorized provisions and judgments associated to winding up of the businesses.
The listening to remained inconclusive and continued on Tuesday.
Earlier, the Tatas had opposed as “nonsense” the Shapoorji Pallonji Group’s proposal that its 18.37 p.c stake within the Tata Sons, which it claims to be price Rs 1.75 lakh crore, be swapped with the shares within the Tata group’s listed firms.
The SP group is in search of professional-rata shares in Tata group’s listed firms in lieu of its 18.37 stake in Tata Sons Private Ltd (TSPL), the holding firm of group corporations.
Earlier, the Tatas had advised the courtroom that the valuation of 18.37 per cent shares owned by the SP Group in Tata Sons is between Rs 70,000 crore and Rs 80,000 crore.
The SP Group mentioned nevertheless that it was price Rs 1.75 lakh crore.
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