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PIL Filed In Delhi HC To Change Call Sign VT (Victorian Territory/ Viceroy Territory) written on Aircraft’s

Lawstreet Journal 23 Jun 2022 8:55pm

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A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Delhi High Court by Advocate and BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay seeking writ, order or direction to Centre to change Call Sign VT written on Indian Aircrafts which stands for Victorian Territory and Viceroy Territory, (a legacy of British Raj) in order to secure Sovereignty, Rule of Law (Article 14), Right to Freedom (Article 19) and Right to Dignity (Article 21).

The prefix 'VT' stands for 'Victorian Territory and Viceroy Territory', which is the nationality code that each aircraft registered in India is required to carry. The Code is generally seen just before the rear exit door and above the windows. All the domestic airlines have the prefix, which is followed by unique alphabets that define the aircraft and who it belongs to. For example, on Indigo flights the registration VT is followed by IDV, i.e., VT-IDV, for Jet, it is VT-JMV.

The prefix marks that the aircraft has been registered in the country and it is mandatory in all countries. The registration of the aircraft is required to appear in its Certificate of Registration and an aircraft can only have one registration in one jurisdiction.

The Ministries ofHome Affairs, Finance, Foreign Affairs, Civil Aviation as well as Law & Justice have been made respondents in the said petition.

The petition states that,

● The registration number of Indian aircraft marks the legacy of 'British Raj'. 'VT' code is a reflection of colonial rule. India is a sovereign country… Continue Reading...

Tagged: Delhi High Court    Victorian Territory   Public Interest Litigation    Ashwini Upadhyay   Indian Aircrafts   Article 14   Article 19   Viceroy Territory   Ministries ofHome Affairs   Finance   Foreign Affairs   Civil Aviation   British Raj   Chicago Convention   (Indira Nehru Gandhi AIR 1975  
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