"The legal issue raised by the petitioner can be dealt later if required," Justice Manmohan orally observed as the counsel for the schools submitted that the Arvind Kejriwal government had issued the direction without any legal basis".
The counsel said there was no provision under the law which authorised the Delhi government to take control of private property of these schools without the consent of their managements.    

When advocate Pramod Gupta said in future also the schools could be compelled to surrender their buses, Delhi government's senior standing counsel Rahul Mehra said the experiment was coming to an end today and there was no plan to extend the odd-even scheme beyond January 15. He wanted the petition to be treated as infructuous.
Taking note of the government's submission, the court agreed to close the hearing and disposed of the petition.

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