The central government has challenged the Calcutta High Court order putting on hold the Centre's decision to withdraw 10 of the 15 companies of the central security forces deployed in the hill district.
A bench headed by Justice J Chelameswar directed the listing of the central government's petition for hearing on Friday after government's law officer advocate, S Wasim Ahmed Qadri, sought an early hearing.
The Calcutta High Court had acted on a petition by the West Bengal government.
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