As the Supreme Court criticised the Centre over the farmers’ protests, the Congress on Monday stated the problem was neither “authorized” nor “legalistic” and requested the federal government to repeal the three farm legal guidelines paying heed to the court docket’s observations.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi, in the meantime, started speaking to Opposition leaders and is planning to convene a gathering to formulate a joint Opposition technique on the protests. Her initiative got here on a day NCP chief Sharad Pawar met Left leaders Sitaram Yechury and D Raja. The Left leaders stated they mentioned the problem of farmer protests.
While the Congress is enthused on the robust observations made by the court docket, social gathering leaders stated farmer unions view the petitions within the apex court docket with suspicion.
“We respect the Supreme Court and its concern… however in the end repeal of the legal guidelines and the discretion to repeal the legal guidelines…lies on the doorsteps of the federal government and never the Supreme Court,” Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala stated.