Centre seeks stay on cases challenging demonetisation


 New Delhi, Nov 17  : The government sought a stay from the Supreme Court on cases filed in different high courts and subordinate courts challenging the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes.

A bench of Justice Anil R. Dave and Justice A.M. Khanwilkar agreed to list the application for Friday after Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi mentioned the matter for an urgent hearing.

The Attorney General told the bench that the matter be listed for the court of Chief Justice T.S. Thakur that was already hearing a batch of four petitions challenging the government’s move.

The said on November 8 that Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes would cease to be legal tender  from midnight.

SC had asked the Centre to take immediate measures to alleviate the hardships and sufferings of common man.
The Centre on Thursday sought the Supreme Court to stay multiple proceedings instituted in various High Courts and lower courts against government’s demonetization of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes.    IANS
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