The Apex Court has denied prayer of Sahara Chief, Subrata Roy for extension of time period for payment of balance amount of Rs. 552.21 crore. Earlier, Mr. Roy had deposited two cheques worth Rs. 2000 crore and promised to honour balance payment by July 15, 2017.
His first cheque worth Rs. 1500.40 crore has been cleared and his second cheque will be honoured by July 15, 2017. He wanted more time to pay his balance amount and requested Apex Court for extension of time for realization of his second cheque. However, the Apex Court denied to entertain his prayer for extension of time and warned him that if the cheque is dishonoured, then appropriate action will be taken -  83 taxmann.com 94 (SC)