SC dismisses plea seeking direction on Farmers’ issues regarding forcible Land Acquisition

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On Wednesday, the Apex Court dismissed a plea filed by Bharat Bhoomi Bachao Sangharsh Samiti (BBBSS), seeking directions to the authorities concerned to ensure equal opportunity of dialogue & of being heard in connection with farmers’ issues relating to forcible land acquisition.

A 3-Judge bench of the Apex Court, headed by the CJI S A Bobde, & comprising Justices A S Bopanna & V Ramasubramanian, refused to entertain the plea.

“We are dismissing the petition, we are not casting any aspersions on you,” the Bench said.

The petitioner, BBBSS, had moved the Supreme Court seeking appropriate directions & orders to the authorities concerned, including the Union of India (UOI), to give equal opportunity of dialogue & for seeking resolution of farmer’s issues relating to forcible land acquisition.

The plea also sought the formation of a high-powered Committee in the matter.

Advocate MC Dhingra appeared for the petitioner.

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