Gupta’s counsel assured a bench of Justices Vipin Sanghi and Jasmeet Singh that till the next date of hearing before the single judge, no statement will be issued by the BJP leader on the issue.
Gupta's counsel gave assurance that till September 20, the next date of hearing before the single judge, no tweet or press statement will be issued by the BJP leader on the issue.
Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Ravindra Kumar Pandey fixed the matter for September 18 for examination of the complainant as a part of pre-summoning evidence.
Kailash, who is the transport minister in the Aam Aadmi Party government, has alleged in his complaint that Gupta defamed him and tarnished his reputation.
Gahlot has sought Rs five crore damages from Gupta for allegedly making scandalous statements relating to irregularities in the procurement of low floor buses.
Bus purchase row: Delhi minister Kailash Gahlot files defamation suit against BJP MLA Vijender Gupta
A statement issued by the minister's office on Thursday said that he had sought damages of Rs 5 crore from the BJP leader as damages in the civil defamation suit.
The transport department has put the purchase order of 1,000 low floor buses on “abeyance” till further orders on June 11.
BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra also claimed that there is zero Aadhaar card authentication in Delhi and that the Kejriwal government had also earlier stopped the operation of POS machines.
BJP MLA and Leader of Opposition in the Delhi Assembly Vijender Gupta said the apex court verdict today has directed the AAP government to follow the law and it is expected that they will do so.