Farmers have been agitating for the last two months in protest against the new agricultural laws of the Center. A hearing was held in the Supreme Court today on the issue of investigating the violence in Delhi during the farmers’ tractor rally on January 26, the Republic Day. During the hearing, the Supreme Court has made it clear that it will not interfere in this matter. Chief Justice SA Bobde has said that the government is looking into the matter and the law will do its job.
In this case, you should submit a memorandum to the government – Chief Justice
During the hearing of the case, the Chief Justice said that we have also seen the statement of Prime Minister Narendra Modi that this matter is being taken seriously. The law will do its job, so we do not want to interfere. In this case, you should submit a memorandum to the government.
What was said in the petitions?
Explain that there were five petitions before the Supreme Court on the violence case. It has been described as a conspiracy of anti-national elements, in some, negligence of the government and police. Some of the petitions demanded the formation of a commission headed by a retired Supreme Court judge. In some petitions, it has been said that because of the fear of international conspiracy, the investigation should be entrusted to the NIA.
Police tighten the screw on those who commit violence
Significantly, the Delhi Police has started to clamp down on the accused of violence at Lala Fort. Delhi Police has announced a reward of one lakh on four people including Deep Sidhu, Jugraj Singh. These people were involved in hoisting the religious flag on the Red Fort and inciting people to violence. Not only this, the police has placed a reward of 50-50 thousand on the four other people involved in the violence. Delhi Police has formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) under the leadership of Joint Commissioner BK Singh to investigate the violence. The SIT team also includes three other DCPs Joey Turki, Bhishan Singh and Monica Bhardwaj.
The Ministry of External Affairs has responded to the people sitting abroad who reacted to the peasant movement. The Ministry of External Affairs says that some forces are running their agenda regarding these demonstrations. Before getting any opinion on these issues, it would be better to get complete information. The Ministry of External Affairs has termed the comment on social media without any information irresponsible. Let me tell you that famous environmentalist Greta Thunberg and singer Rihanna commented on the peasant movement.
What the Ministry of External Affairs said, “We would like to emphasize that these protests should be seen in the context of India’s democratic ethos and politics, and the efforts of the government and concerned peasant groups to resolve the deadlock.” Before commenting on such matters, we would urge that the facts are ascertained and a proper understanding of the issues be created. The lure of sensational social media hashtags and comments, especially when done by celebrities and others, is neither accurate nor responsible. ”
“After a full debate and discussion, the Parliament of India passed reformist legislation related to the agricultural sector,” the Foreign Ministry said in its statement. These reforms extended market access and provided greater flexibility to farmers. He paved the way for economically and ecologically sustainable farming. In some parts of India, a very small section of farmers have some problems regarding these reforms. Respecting the sentiments of the protesters, the Indian government has started a series of talks with their representatives. Union ministers have been part of the talks, and eleven rounds of talks have been held. The government has also offered to follow the laws, this proposal is no less than the Prime Minister of India.
The statement further said, “It is unfortunate for vested selfish groups to try to implement their agenda on these protests and derail them.” It was observed on Republic Day of India on 26 January.
International celebrities are opposing the farmer’s movement
Global celebrities are also raising their voice in support of farmers. After pop stars, Rihanna and Greta Thunberg, Meena Harris, the niece of US Vice President Kamala Harris, also raised the issue of the farmers’ movement by tweeting. Rihanna shared news related to farmers’ performance on Tuesday evening. This news was about the shutting down of the Internet around the demonstration site of the farmers. Rihanna shared this news and wrote, “Why are we not talking about it? Rihanna tweeted this with the hashtag Farmers Protest. ”