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Petitions On Farmers Protest: Live Updates From Supreme Court

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16 Dec 2020 7:32 AM GMT
Petitions On Farmers Protest: Live Updates From Supreme Court
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Supreme Court Bench headed by CJI SA Bobde will shortly consider today a batch of PILs seeking removal of farmers protesting at Delhi borders against farm...

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Supreme Court Bench headed by CJI SA Bobde will shortly consider today a batch of PILs seeking removal of farmers protesting at Delhi borders against farm laws.

Live Updates

  • 16 Dec 2020 7:48 AM GMT

    "All of you sit together. Prepare a tentative list of commiittee members. Government's engagement with farmers won't workout it seems" CJI said

  • 16 Dec 2020 7:48 AM GMT

    The Bench directed the SGI to form a committee comprising of the members of Government and Members of all the Farmers Association of India to engage in talks and come to an amicable solution.

  • 16 Dec 2020 7:48 AM GMT

    SGI: He seems to appear for some organizations.

    Mehra: I can also say the same. You might also be appearing for some.

    CJI: what you want to say you say outsidie the court.

    SGI: yes maybe over a cup of coffee.

    CJI asked the SGI join with other petitioners.

  • 16 Dec 2020 7:48 AM GMT

    CJI: what is the problem when farmers are ready. Give us some names of organization.

    Adv. Rahul Mehta representing Nct of Delhi intervened: Tthis Issue purely concerns the UOI. If they agree to demands then they will stop. There has been no representation made to NCT of Delhi. Something should be done immediately. Your lords.

  • 16 Dec 2020 7:47 AM GMT

    "Govt was ready and is ready. But Difficulty is their approach is either you repeal the laws or don't. Its either yes or no. They come with placards of yes or no. There was an occasion when the ministers had gone to talk, they showed their backs to the ministers." SGI continued.

  • 16 Dec 2020 7:44 AM GMT

    SGI: Govt is in talks with some of the organizations. I cannot recall the names. I can give the names of you like Bhartiya Kisan Union. Now some other interests have also been taken by these farmers. It's my duty to inform your lords that the govt is engaing in talks.

  • 16 Dec 2020 7:44 AM GMT

    SGI: we haven't blocked the roads, yourlords.

    CJI: Who has prevented farmers to come to Delhi?

    SGI: The police has. Yes. This is a law and order situation yourlordship.

    CJI: You are the only party who was there on the spot before us. Give us the names of agitators or farmers organizations you were engaged with.

  • 16 Dec 2020 7:39 AM GMT

    Bench: Permission to implead farmer organizations allowed. Issue notice, returnable tomorrow.  

  • 16 Dec 2020 7:39 AM GMT

    Supreme Court informs the SG that tentatively a Committee will be formed with members of all farmers organisations from the rest of India.

    “Otherwise this will soon become a national issue. It seems government may not be able to work out”.

  • 16 Dec 2020 7:38 AM GMT

    CJI: There is only the difference of one letter in your surnames - Mehra and Mehta. Whatever you want to say, say it to each other outside of court.

    SG: Yes, we will talk over call. 

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