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The Supreme Court begins to listen to the protests of the farmers: key points | India News


NEW DELHI: On Tuesday, the Supreme Court resumed hearing a series of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the three new farm laws.
On Monday, the court had proposed forming a committee to examine disputes raised over the legislation and had said it will pass orders in parts on January 12.
These are the highlights:
* Attorney ML Sharma, who filed a plea challenging the farm laws, tells the court that farmers have said they will not appear before any committee constituted by the court.
* We are concerned about the validity of the laws and also the protection of the life and property of the citizens affected by the protests, said the CJI.
* We are trying to solve the problem according to the powers that we have. One of the powers we have is to suspend the legislation and make a committee, said the CJI.

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