Supreme Court to separately hear petitions related to electoral bonds, FCRA amendment, bringing parties under RTI
Earlier, Bhushan had sought a direction to the apex court for immediate listing of the PIL and not to open any further window for sale of electoral bonds during the pendency of a matter relating to funding and alleged dearth of political parties. Transparency in their bank accounts.
The NGO, which had filed a PIL on the issue of alleged corruption and subversion of democracy through illegal and foreign funding of political parties and lack of transparency in bank accounts of all political parties, filed an interim application in March 2021 before the Vidhan Sabha Had given. The demand for sale of electoral bonds in West Bengal and Assam should not be reopened.
On January 20, 2020, the apex court had refused to grant an interim stay on the 2018 electoral bond scheme and sought response of the Center and the Election Commission on an interim application by an NGO seeking a stay on the scheme.