Supreme Court Refuses Stay On CAA, Sets Next Hearing For April 9th.

March 19, 2024 5:22 PM.

The Supreme Court today refused to stay implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Act, CAA. The apex court also gave the government three weeks to respond to 237 petitions challenging the law that was notified last week.

The matter was heard by Chief Justice DY Chandrachud, Justice JB Pardiwala, and Justice Manoj Misra.

The petitioners included the Indian Union Muslim League, opposition leaders Jairam Ramesh of the Congress and Mahua Moitra of the Trinamool Congress. The next hearing in this case has been set for April 9th.