SC orders AAP to vacate office on Delhi HC’s land by June 15

The Supreme Court on Monday gave time to the Aam Aadmi Party till June 15 to vacate its political office located on a plot that was allotted to the Delhi High Court for the purpose of expanding the district judiciary after taking note of the upcoming general election.

A bench led by Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud also permitted AAP to apply to the Land and Development Office of the Government of India for allotment of the alternate land in accordance with the law in the meantime.

“In view of the impending general elections, we grant time until June 15, 2024, to vacate the premises,” the court said.

During the hearing, the Solicitor General Tushar Mehta submitted that the AAP were encroachers of land from 2017 onwards.