HC reserves judgment on jurisdiction of Registrar, Societies © Getty Images (Generic Representation)

The Himachal Pradesh High Court today reserved its ruling on a plea by Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association challenging the jurisdiction of Registrar of Societies over the Association. A division bench of Chief Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir and Justice Tarlok Singh Chauhan heard the arguments of HPCA, the state and the Registrar of Societies at length. HPCA, which was registered as a Society, had challenged the decision of Registrar of Societies whereby it appointed an Administrator over the functioning of HPCA after assuming the jurisdiction in the matter. Read: JKCA hopeful of support from BCCI after appointment of Anurag Thakur as President

HPCA challenged the jurisdiction of Registrar Societies on the ground that it is not a society but a company.