The Supreme Court today took a tough stand on a petition by the Kisan Mahapanchayat seeking a protest at Jantar Mantar against three agricultural laws, objecting to the attitude of the farmers who protested despite the judiciary challenging the validity of these agricultural laws. are doing. Expressing displeasure over the Kisan Mahapanchaya organization, the Supreme Court said that you have already strangled the city, now you want to create a ruckus by coming inside the city.
The Supreme Court, while hearing the petition, reprimanded the Kisan Mahapanchayat on the issue of obstruction of rail and road by the farmers. The Supreme Court said the protesting farmers are disrupting traffic, blocking trains and national highways, targeting security personnel and damaging government properties. Despite this, petitions are also being filed to demand demonstration.
Supreme Court pulls up Kisan Mahapanchayat for approaching the court to continue the protests by blocking the National Highways in Delhi-NCR. Supreme Court says protesting farmers are obstructing traffic, blocking trains and national highways. pic.twitter.com/1m7vznYa2j
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The Supreme Court said in a stern manner that you have strangled the entire city and now you want to create disturbance by coming inside the city. Should the people of the city close their business? You stop the train, you stop the road. If you have come to court, believe it. A bench headed by Justice AM Khanwilkar said the farmers should put their faith in the system and the judiciary instead of continuing to protest.
The bench further said that farmers have the right to protest. But people should not be put in trouble by blocking the highways. The Supreme Court has asked the Kisan Mahapanchayat to file an affidavit on the next hearing that they are not part of the protest by the farmers blocking the national highways. The next hearing of the case will be held on Monday.