Kerala High Court stays sanction for Islamic Bank

Updated - December 16, 2016 02:49 pm IST

Published - January 05, 2010 12:41 pm IST - KOCHI

A division bench of the Kerala High Court on Tuesday restrained the Kerala government and the Kerala State Financial Enterprise from commencing the operation of an Islamic Bank until further orders.

The Bench comprising Chief Justice S. R. Bannurmath and Justice Thottathil B. Radhakrishnan passed the interim order while admitting a public interest petition filed by Janata Party President Dr. Subramanian Swamy. He challenged the sanction given by the Kerala government for starting the Islamic Bank.

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