SC stays three new farm laws; forms committee to resolve crisis

TNN Bureau. Updated: 1/13/2021 2:54:40 PM National

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has put a stay on the implementation of the three farm laws until further orders. It has also set up a committee of agricultural experts to facilitate talks between the Centre and farmer unions to resolve the impasse.

The Apex Court said, it was trying to solve the problem in the best way and had the power to suspend the laws.

The bench headed by Chief Justice of India, S. A. Bobde and comprising Justices A. S. Bopanna and V. Ramasubramanian, said those genuinely interested in finding a solution would appear before the committee. The bench was hearing a batch of petitions regarding the Constitutional validity of three farm laws passed by Parliament and a plea to disperse the protesting farmers.


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