The Delhi HC has issued notice to the Centre and RBI on a Plea seeking direction to allow one time restructuring of loans by all banks and non-banking financial companies in the wake of lockdown due to COVID-19 Pandemic.
A single-Judge bench of Justice Navin Chawla has issued notice to RBI, UOI and NHAI to file their reply on the Petition filed by Bharat Road Network Limited and Ors.
The Petitioner contended that Bharat Road Network Ltd is a public listed company focused on the development, implementation, operation and maintenance of Roads like Highways Project on Build-Operate-Transfer basis undertaking through the group companies.
The Plea said that, “the present Petition is regarding the restructuring of the loan accounts of the Petitioners due to deterioration of the financial landscape of the economy”.
It also said that, “Due to lockdown commercial, private and industrial establishments and all transport services were suspended”.
By Shubhi Singhal of LCD