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Supreme Court adjourns to November 24 pleas against 2016 demonetisation by government | India News

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Courtroom on Wednesday deferred to November 24 the listening to on a batch of pleas difficult the Centre’s 2016 determination to demonetise foreign money notes of denomination of Rs 500 and Rs 1000.
A five-judge structure bench headed by Justice SA Nazeer adjourned the matter after Lawyer Basic R Venkataramani sought time to file a complete affidavit within the matter.
Venkataramani apologised to the bench additionally comprising Justices BR Gavai, AS Bopanna, V Ramasubramanian, and BV Nagarathna, for not having the ability to put together the excellent affidavit and sought every week’s time.
Senior advocate Shyam Divan, representing petitioner Vivek Narayan Sharma, mentioned that is extremely uncommon to ask a Structure Bench for adjournment.
Senior advocate P Chidambaram, showing for one of many events, mentioned that is an embarrassing state of affairs.
Justice Nagarathna noticed that usually the Structure Bench doesn’t rise like this and that is very embarrassing.
The highest courtroom granted one week time to the Centre to file an affidavit.
The bench was listening to a batch of 58 petitions difficult the Centre’s November 8, 2016 determination to demonetise the foreign money notes.
On December 16, 2016, a bench headed by then chief justice TS Thakur had referred the query of the validity of the choice and different associated issues to a bigger bench of 5 judges for an authoritative pronouncement.

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