New Delhi :  The Delhi High Court directed three discoms of Tata Power and Reliance ADAG to comply with its single judge’s order and fully cooperate with the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in the audit process.

“The distribution companies shall cooperate fully with the CAG,” a bench of Acting Chief Justice B D Ahmed and Justice S Mridul said.

The court also did not grant any interim relief to the discoms — Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd (TPDDL) and Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group firms, BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd and BSES Yamuna Power Ltd — and said, “You comply with the orders.”

It passed the order while listing for May 1 the appeals of the discoms against the single judge’s order and a PIL filed by an NGO seeking CAG audit of their accounts. During the proceedings, the discoms contended that since the Delhi government had ordered a CAG audit, the plea of the NGO, United RWAs Joint Action, has become infructuous.

They also said that they have sought complete stay of the CAG audit as ordered by the Delhi government and affirmed by the single judge of the high court.

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