Demonetisation: Supreme Court Refuses To Stay Proceedings

 

The Supreme Court refused to stay proceedings in cases filed in various courts across the country against the Centre’s move to scrap old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes. It, however, agreed to transfer all pending cases on demonetisation to a single court. Earlier, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, in his plea before the apex court, requested a blanket order to stay proceedings in PILs filed in various courts. The Modi government’s move to declare old high currency tender illegal caused considerable amount of hardship to the common man