The Delhi high court has stayed an interim order of the Delhi state consumer
commission restraining mobile service providers from holding contests or lotteries
as part of their promotional activities.
order was delivered after hearing the contention of telecom major Vodafone Essar
and the Cellular Operators Association of India, who had jointly filed a petition
in the court.
operation of the impugned interim order of the consumer commission is suspended
till the final order is passed by the commission on the complaint filed by an
NGO," Justice S Ravinder Bhatt said in his order.
court also said the telecom companies can approach it for relief against the final
order of the commission.
commission is to hear the case on September 25.