Due Date extension petition of due date of Sept. 30, 2015 has been dismissed by Delhi high court. However there are many petition still to be disposed off by various high court on the same issue ; Gujarat High Court: PH–21-09-2015, Punjab & Hariyana: PH 17-09-2015, Rajathan High Court.
HIGH COURT OF DELHI
Union of India
RAJIV SAHAI ENDLAW, J.
W.P. (C) NO. 8771 OF 2015
CM NOS. 19409 OF 2015 (FOR STAY) AND 19410 OF 2015 (FOR EXEMPTION)
SEPTEMBER 14, 2015
1. The petition impugns the decision dated 9th September, 2015 of the Government of India refusing to extend the date prescribed of 30th September, 2015 for filing Income Tax Return of entities whose accounts are required to be audited.
2. The petitioners do not disclose any cause of action in their favour. Rather, in para 6 of the petition, it is pleaded that the petition is in the nature of public interest. However, the petition is not drafted as a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) and does not comply with the rules for filing a petition in public interest.
3. The counsel for the petitioners seeks to withdraw the petition with liberty to file a PIL.
4. Dismissed as withdrawn with liberty as aforesaid.