Are Direct Cash Transfer schemes "electoral bribes"? Supreme Court notice in PIL

Meera Emmanuel July 2 2019

The Supreme Court has issued notice in a petition challenging the implementation of Direct Cash Transfer schemes close to elections in view of the electoral gains reaped by the party in power through such practice.

The Court has issued notice in the matter following an appearance by Senior Advocate Santosh Paul along with Advocate Sravan Kumar on behalf of the petitioner.

The PIL filed by Dr Pentapati Pulla Rao of the Andhra Pradesh-based Janasena Party, through Advocates Sravan . . .

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