Electoral bonds: Supreme Court says it will examine whether anonymous donation is to avoid ramifications to donors

A bench led by Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud began hearing the batch of pleas challenging the legal validity of the controversial scheme today.
Supreme Court and electoral bonds
Supreme Court and electoral bonds

The Supreme Court on Tuesday remarked that anonymity behind political donations under the Electoral Bonds Scheme could perhaps be aimed at preventing repercussions from parties to which a person or entity has not made donations [Association for Democratic Reforms and Anr vs Union of India Cabinet Secretary and ors].

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