Future Retail Ltd. has challenged the order passed by a single-judge Delhi HC bench on Tuesday directing it to maintain status quo on its Rs 24, 713 crore-deal with Reliance that has been questioned by e-commerce giant Amazon.
In an urgent mentioning by Senior Counsel Darius Khambata for the Future Retail Ltd. before the bench of the Chief Justice, he urged to hear the matter on Wednesday itself. The bench agreed to hear the matter on Thursday.
Yesterday, Justice J.R. Midha directed Future Retail Limited to maintain the status quo regarding its deal with Reliance.
The bench has also advised the respondents to file an affidavit placing the action taken by them after October 25, 2020 on record. The bench further instructed all the respondents to maintain status quo with respect to all matters in violation of the order dated October 25, 2020 and shall file the status report with respect to the present status within 10 days of the receipt of this order, however, other prayers of Amazon will be considered in the reserved order.