Chief Justice H L Dattu, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi mentioned the issue on black money received from foreign countries, with which India has double taxation avoidance agreement, cannot be disclosedand pleaded for an urgent hearing.
Ram Jethmalani, Senior advocate, on whose plea the apex court had constituted Special Investigating Team (SIT) on black money, strongly objected to the stand taken by the Centre.
“Matter should not be entertained even for a day. Such application should have been made by the culprits and not by the government. The Centre is trying to protect the people who have stashed black money in foreign banks”, said Jethmalani.
Former judge M B Shah on a plea of Jethmalani, who had moved the court for the purpose of getting