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HC dismisses plea seeking declaration of PM CARES funds

HC dismisses plea seeking declaration of PM CARES funds

HC dismisses plea seeking declaration of PM CARES funds
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By PTI Aug 27, 2020 1:23:53 PM IST (Updated)

All reliefs sought in the plea are refused, a division bench of Justices Sunil Shukre and Anil Kilor said while dismissing the public interest litigation (PIL) filed by advocate Arvind Waghmare.

The Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court on Thursday dismissed a PIL seeking declaration of funds received by the Prime Minister's Citizens Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situation (PM CARES), a charitable trust created by the Union government amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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All reliefs sought in the plea are refused, a division bench of Justices Sunil Shukre and Anil Kilor said while dismissing the public interest litigation (PIL) filed by advocate Arvind Waghmare.
The petitioner had sought a direction to the government to declare funds received and expenditure of the same on the government's website periodically.
The PIL also sought a direction to the government and the trust to appoint or nominate at least two members from opposition parties in order to have a proper check and transparency.
The trust was created to have financial assistance from people across the country and overseas to provide relief to those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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