Farmers' Protest Legitimate, But Can't Go On Without Talks: Supreme Court
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Farmers' Protest Legitimate, But Can't Go On Without Talks: Supreme Court

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December 17, 2020

The farmers' protest at the borders of Delhi -- which is on its 23rd day -- must continue and the national capital cannot be blocked, the Supreme Court said today while hearing a series of petitions on the issue. The court said it would refer the matter to a vacation bench and suggested that the government not take any action to implement the law till the court takes a final decision on the issue. As per news report of NDTV, Attorney General KK Venugopal, who was representing the government, said he get back to the court on the issue after discussion.


New Delhi, 17 December 2020

"We make it clear that we recognise the fundamental right to protest against a law. There is no question of balancing or curtailing it. But it should not damage anyone's life or property," said Chief Justice SA Bobde.

Source -NDTV


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