SC to hear plea against demonetisation next week

  |   India News

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to give an urgent hearing to a petition to quash the November 8 government notification demonetising Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes without providing the poor a reasonable opportunity to organise their lives.

A Bench led by Justice Anil R. Dave, however, agreed to hear the petition on November 15, provided the petition was numbered by the administrative side of the Supreme Court and listed for hearing on that day next week.

The Centre, not taking any chances, has filed a caveat in the case in order to prevent the court from passing any ex-parte orders.

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