Supreme Court issues notice to Centre on CPM’s plea challenging Electoral Bonds

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New Delhi, Feb 2: The Supreme Court today issued a notice to the central government after hearing a petition filed by CPM leader Sitaram Yechury challenging introduction of electoral bonds in elections. 

Yechury claimed that the party was left with no option but to approach the Apex Court, adding party had sought amendments to the bill when the government had moved the proposal for its introduction in Parliament.

A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, also comprising Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud,  sought centre’s response on the same.

The Centre had in its decision introduced electoral bond in elections, which was challenged by Yechury in the torture.


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