| Updated: Feb 2, 2018, 12:25 IST

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today agreed to hear plea of CPM challenging Centre’s decision to introduce electoral bond in elections, issues notice to Centre.

Earlier, CPM had approached the Supreme Court challenging the Centre’s decision to introduce electoral bonds arguing that the move “undermined democracy” and it would “lead to greater political corruption”.

Claiming that the scheme would clean up political funding, the NDA government had announced electoral bonds in the previous budget. It met with stiff resistance from opposition parties and initial reservations from the Election Commission.

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