The Supreme Court on Monday said it would examine “whether the right to protest is an absolute right” as it asked farmers protesting three controversial agriculture laws why they were protesting as the Acts were already banned. has been installed.
Hearing a petition by the Kisan Mahapanchayat to hold a ‘Satyagraha’ at New Delhi’s Jantar Mantar, the top court also asked the farmers “when the party has approached the court challenging the validity of the laws, the protest Where is the question of doing it”.
The two-judge bench of the Supreme Court said, “We have to decide the legal question that when you have approached the courts, how can you protest on the same issue.” “Once a party approaches the court to challenge the validity of the Act, then what is the question of protest? Once you have come to the court, you have exercised your option.”