The Supreme Court on Monday lashed out at the Center on how to deal with farmers’ protests over the three agricultural laws and said that it was’ very disappointed ‘with the way it interacted with farmers. Supreme Court can give decision in this matter today. Meanwhile, the Center has filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court and appealed to ban farmers’ tractor rally on Republic Day (26 January). There is a plan to hold a big rally in Delhi on 26 January in the case of not withdrawing the Agricultural Law. Farmers of Haryana are also preparing to organize a rally. Under this, a tractor rally from every village will be involved.
The Center on Monday requested the apex court to order a stay on the proposed tractor rally or any march on 26 January. In an application filed through the Delhi Police, the Center said that a small group or organization of security agencies has planned to take out a tractor rally on the occasion of Republic Day.
The application said, “Such a march or rally can cause a disturbance in the Republic Day celebrations and affect the law and order situation.” In such a situation, the apex court is requested to stop any kind of march, rally or vehicle rally.
The Center told the court that it was not hasty in the matter of agricultural laws, rather it was “the result of two decades of deliberations”. The farmers of the country are happy because they have been given an additional option with the existing options … No vested rights have been taken away. “
The government said that it has tried its best to connect with the farmers to remove any kind of misunderstanding going on in the minds of the farmers. The affidavit stated, “There has been no reduction in efforts by the Center.”
During the hearing of the case on Monday, the Center was asked to file an affidavit after the issue of tractor rally was raised by Solicitor General Tushar Mehta. Mehta wants the rally to be banned. The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court had asked the Center to file an affidavit in the matter. Explain that the apex court is hearing petitions related to farmers’ performance and agricultural laws.
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