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SC To Hear Plea Against Demonetisation Of Rs 500, Rs 1000

The Supreme Court is likely to hear on November 15 a plea by a Uttar Pradesh based lawyer challenging the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes by the Centre saying it has caused hardship to the common man.

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The bench of Justice Anil R. Dave, Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman and Justice A.M. Khanwilkar said the plea would be listed on November 15 as lawyer Sangam Lal Pandey told the bench that lakhs of people were unable to avail treatment at private hospitals or buy medicines in the absence of exchangeable currency notes.

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However, the bench made it clear that hearing of the plea on November 15 would be subject to the numbering of the petition by the court registry.

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Government counsel R. Bala Subramaniam told the bench that they should be served with the copy of the petition as the Centre has filed a caveat.