On Tuesday, The Haryana government is likely to submit an application to the Punjab and Haryana High Court seeking an extension of the deadline for taking over Rapid Metro by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) that has to be completed by Wednesday.
The government now wants an extension of the deadline from October 16 to October 23, counsel for the government said. On Monday, a meeting was convened at the Haryana Bhawan in Delhi by justice (retd) Kailash Gambhir and Justice (retd) VK Gupta, who was appointed by the high court last month to supervise the handover process.
As per an official, who was present in the meeting, 52 contracts had been originally signed between the state government and the Rapid Metro Rail Gurgaon South Limited (RMRGSL), which needed time to be either transferred from RMRGSL to DMRC or signed afresh. Read more
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