Supreme Court on Tuesday hold the implementation of the three farming laws, announced the setting up of a committee of experts, purportedly to suggest if any changes were needed in the enactments. The three farm bill are being opposed by the farmers.
A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India S A Bobde, A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian, however, said during the hearing that the suspension cannot be indefinite or for an empty purpose.
The bench said it will make it clear in the detailed order to be passed later Tuesday that the land of farmers cannot be sold under the new law.
“We have the power to suspend the legislation. But the suspension of legislation must not be for an empty purpose. We will form a Committee which will submit a report to us...Every person who is genuinely interested in solving the problem is expected to go before the Committee. The Committee will not punish you or pass any orders. It will submit a report to us”, remarked the CJI.