CPI MP Knocks Door to Supreme Court Against Agricultural Laws

CPI MP Knocks Door to Supreme Court Against Agricultural Laws

New Delhi: Communist Party of India (CPI) MP Vinay Vishwam filed a writ petition in the Supreme Court on Monday challenging the constitutional validity of the three applicable agricultural laws. Vishwam, in his petition, urging the repeal of the laws as 'unconstitutional', alleged that these laws violated the federal structure of India's constitutional system. The Left leader said in a statement that these Bills were passed without discussion in Rajya Sabha which is in violation of Articles 100 and 107 of the Constitution.

He also claimed that these laws violated Articles 14,19 and 21 of the Constitution. It is worth mentioning that in the last monsoon session of Parliament, both the Houses have introduced the Farmers Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill) 2020, Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Price Assurance Contracts and Agricultural Services Bill 2020 and 3) Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill 2020. Was approved. President Ram Nath Kovind gave his recommendation to these Bills a few days ago after which they became law.