The Demonetization has taken a new turn, now SC will examine the constitutional validity of the government’s decision to ban old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.
Yesterday, bench headed by chief justice T.S. Thakur and justice D.Y. Chandrachud initially said it would first hold a hearing on the inconvenience being faced by the public and steps taken to address them and the hearing on the validity of the note ban could take place later. Along with other petitions which the Union government was seeking to be transferred to either to the apex court itself or Delhi High Court.
The court has listed on December 2 the hearing on the government’s plea for the transfer of all the cases filed before different high courts or subordinate courts challenging the demonetization decision and all other above said pleas.