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SC refuses to bar HCs from hearing pleas on note ban

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to stop high courts from entertaining petitions challenging the Centre’s demonetisation notification saying that people are seriously affected and doors of courts cannot be shut in a situation which “may lead to riots”.

While dubbing the long queues outside banks and post offices as a “serious issue”, the apex court expressed its reservation on the Centre’s plea seeking a direction that no other court in the country should entertain petitions challenging the November 8 notification. 
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