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Assam CM on SC’s verdict on DeMo

First Published: 2nd January, 2023 19:59 IST

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma reacts to the historic move by the Supreme Court to uphold the decision of the Central government in 2016 to demonetise the currency notes

A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Justice S A Nazeer, pronounced its verdict on the matter. Interestingly, Justice Nazeer will retire on January 4.

The five-judge Constitution bench dismissed a batch of petitions challenging the Centre’s 2016 decision to demonetise Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 currency notes, stating that the decision, being Executive’s economic policy, cannot be reversed.

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