India, Oct. 25 -- The Supreme Court on Monday sought the response of the Centre on a petition questioning the change of land use of a public recreational spot in Central Vista for purposes of constructing residences of the Prime Minister and Vice President under the Central Vista Project.

The petition was filed by a lawyer Rajeev Suri, who had earlier filed the petition challenging the clearances given by the Delhi Development Authority, Central Vista Committee and the environmental clearances for the Central Vista project resulting in an elaborate judgment of the top court in January this year which allowed the Centre to proceed with the construction.

However, the judgment did not deal with the change of land use of Plot no. 1, the lan...