Plea Challenging Centre’s Recent Notification Allowing Electoral Bond’s Sale For Polls In Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh

The Supreme Court agreed to hear a petition filled, wherein challenging the recent notification of the Union Government which authorised the sale of fresh tranche of electoral bonds for the assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat.
The present plea was mentioned before the bench comprising of Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud for urgent listing.
The counsel seeks urgent listing stating that the sale of Electoral Bonds will be over soon.
The CJI Chandrachud told the Lawyer, We will list the matter before the appropriate Bench.
Adding to which, the counsel pressed, But, they are issuing…against the scheme and It will get over.
The CJI assured, The Court will list the matter.
The court noted that few petitions are pending in the Supreme Court challenging the provisions of Finance Act 2017 which paved the way for anonymous electoral bonds. The bench comprising of Justices BR Gavai and BV Nagarathna on October 14 had posted those petitions to December 6.
Accordingly, the Supreme Court in March 2021, had rejected an application to stay the sale of electoral bonds ahead of the assembly polls in certain states.

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