SC to hear demonetisation transfer plea on Wednesday

The centre had moved the Supreme Court serking transfer of all petititons before the various High Courts challenging the decision of the government

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New Delhi, Nov 21: The Supreme Court will hear a petition seeking transfer of all cases relating to demonetisation on Wednesday.

The centre had moved the Supreme Court serking transfer of all petititons before the various High Courts challenging the decision of the government which declared that Rs 500 and 1,000 will no longer be legal tender.

 SC to hear demonetisation plea

The centre said since a petition is already being heard by the Supreme Court it would be better that all cases before the high courts be transferred.Today the bench headed by Chief Justice of India T S Thakur agreed to hear the plea on transfer on Wednesday.

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On the last date of hearing the Supreme Court had expressed anguish over the steps taken by the government following demonetisation. The SC had directed the government to effective steps to ease the pain of the people.

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