The public anxiety over the discontinuation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes found manifestation at Gujarat High Court on Wednesday. The president of Gujarat High Court Advocates’ Association, Aseem Pandya, mentioned before the Chief Justice R Subhash Reddy that due to lack of adequate currency notes, lawyers be allowed to file petitions on behalf of their clients on written undertaking that court fees will be submitted as and when notes were available. Following this presentation by Pandya, the Chief Justice has said that he will pass an appropriate order in that regard.
Speaking to The Indian Express, Pandya said, “Today, some of our lawyers faced problem in filing petitions due to lack of adequate currency notes. The Chief Justice has said that he will pass an appropriate order in that regard.”