Can A.O issue summon u/s 131 without any pending proceedings?

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The power of summon u/s 131 of the I T Act is great power vested with income tax authorities. These powers are equivalent to powers vested in judge of a court under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (5 of 1908), when trying a suit. The section u/s 131 of the I.T.Act is as und

 
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