New Delhi, Oct. 26 -- The Supreme Court on Monday sought a response from the central government on a petition questioning the change of land use of a public park and a bus depot in the national capital's Central Vista to build residences of the Prime Minister and the Vice President.

The petition was filed by lawyer Rajeev Suri, who had earlier challenged the clearances given for the Central Vista project, resulting in an elaborate judgment of the top court in January that allowed the government to proceed with the construction.

The Central Vista project includes building a new Parliament that would seat 1,200 members of both Houses, and 10 buildings that will house 51 ministries.

The January judgment did not deal with the change of land ...