The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) yesterday adjourned the hearing in Reliance Communications telecom petition against Union of India till 27th August 2021 pending NCLT orders. The tribunal yesterday heard the learned senior counsel for Reliance Communications and learned ASG Chetan Sharma along with Apoorv Kurup, Advocate.
The tribunal in its order noted that the proceedings before the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) were still pending due to some reasons. The matter will be heard by the NCLT on 23rd August 2021 with a status quo order in place.
TDSAT has as indicated earlier decided to wait for the NCLT order before considering the matter. The hearing will now take on 27th August 2021. “As indicated earlier, it will be proper to consider the matter in the light of orders of NCLT, said TDSAT in its order.
RCOM had moved TDSAT seeking directions from the tribunal for migration of the telecom licenses. The company currently has simultaneous petitions in the TDSAT and NCLT after Delhi High Court redirected the current dues issue to be judged by the NCLT.