New Delhi, April 13: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a plea seeking quashing of the decision to set up the PM CARES Fund, where people can donate money to deal with the situation arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde described the PIL filed by lawyer M L Sharma as “misconceived” and dismissed it in a hearing conducted through video conferencing, PTI reported. 

The bench, which also comprised Justices L Nageswara Rao and M M Shantanagoudar, did not agree with the lawyer’s contention that the fund has been created without following the schemes enumerated under Articles 266 and 267 (which deal with the contingency and the Consolidated Funds of India) of the Constitution.   

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