SC to hear pleas challenging electoral bond scheme in last week of January

New Delhi:

The Supreme Court on Thursday said it will hear in the last week of January a batch of PILs challenging laws permitting funding of political parties through the electoral bond scheme.

A bench of Justices B R Gavai and Vikram Nath said the matter requires to heard.

“This is a 2015 matter. You can’t have such an emergency just before the penultimate day of the vacation…There is no election as of now. We will hear it in the last week of January, 2023,” the bench said.