Senior advocate Harish Salve stated that the court had to clarify on the timeframe specified for TRAI as the 2G licences are valid only for four months and stressed that the 400-day timeframe was unfeasible.
Harish Salve, senior advocate, Supreme Court, in his reaction to the dismissal of the review petitions by apex court on Wednesday, told CNBC-TV18 that the Court had to clarify on the timeframe specified for TRAI as the 2G licences are valid only for four months.
He also explained that the government had to reconsider the 400-day timeframe which was not feasible for telecoms. Salve also pointed out that a few companies like Tata and Sistema would stay and examine every recourse available as their was not even considered.
Below is an edited transcript of his interview on CNBC-TV18. Also watch the accompanying video.
Q: The telecom companies