Original Jurisdiction of Supreme Court of India
Article 131 of the Constitution of India defines the original jurisdiction of Supreme Court of India.
The Supreme Court of India has Original jurisdiction in respect of following matters:
- between the Government of India and one or more States; or
- between the Government of India and any State or States on one side and one or more other States on the other; or
- between two or more States,
if, and in so far as, the dispute involves any question (whether of law or of fact), on which the existence or extent of a legal right depends.