Supreme Court to hear Cyrus Mistry’s Plea to drop its remarks against him in 2021 Judgment

Ratan Tata vs Cyrus Mistry Law Insider

Munmun Kaur

Published On: February 28, 2022 at 20:15 IST

The Supreme Court on February 28 agreed to hear the Application filed by Cyrus Mistry which sought the deletion of certain remarks in the 2021 Supreme Court Judgment delivered on March 26.

The said Judgment allowed the Tata Sons’ which is owned by Ratan Tata Appeal against the Order of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, which had ordered to reinstate the ousted Chairman Cyrus Mistry.

The decision to hear the Application was made by a Bench of Chief Justice NV Ramana, Justice AS Bopanna, and Justice Hima Kohli. The Bench however Adjourned the matter for 10 days.

Senior Advocate Janak Dwarkadas appearing for Mistry, submitted that in the 2021 Supreme Court’s Judgment, certain remarks were made that affected Mistry’s reputation, integrity, and character.

On the other hand, Senior Advocate Harish Salve appearing for Tata Sons opposed the Plea. He argued that they are challenging the maintainability of the Application.

Through the Judgment of March 26, 2021, the Appeals filed by Cyrus Mistry and Shapoorji Pallonji group were dismissed. Although, last week the Apex Court agreed to hear the Review Petition filed by Shapoorji Pallonji Group.

However, Justice V Ramasubramanian dissented from the majority comprising CJI NV Ramana and Justice AS Bopanna and said that no grounds for Review were made out.

Also Read: Ratan Tata Vs Cyrus Mistry Case Study

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