Mumbai, March 24 -- In light of the coronavirus outbreak and the restrictions on businesses and commercial activities, a public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Bombay high court seeking directions to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the finance ministry and tax authorities, to extend the date for paying individual and state loan instalments and taxes which is March 31 to December 31.The PIL is likely to come up for hearing on Thursday.

Meanwhile, Bombay HC has issued a circular about cancelling 200 applications for urgent hearing. The chief justice Bhushan Dharmadhikari observed that despite circulars that only urgent matters would be taken up, lawyers were coming for non-urgent matters.htc

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