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SC says farmers have right to protest, but they cannot keep roads blocked indefinitely


  • A bench comprising Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and MM Sundresh said that people have a right to go on road, it cannot be blocked.
  • The Apex Court gave three weeks to farmers’ bodies to respond to a petition seeking directions to the authorities to end blockades of roads connecting the NCR to Delhi by farmers protesting against agricultural laws. 
  • The Court has posted the matter for further hearing on December 7.