New Delhi, September 28
Congress president Sonia Gandhi immediately requested her party-ruled states to negate the central farm legal guidelines by enacting their very own legislations.
“The occasion president has suggested the Congress-ruled states to discover the potential of passing legal guidelines beneath Article 254(2) of the Structure to negate the central legal guidelines that encroached upon states’ jurisdiction,” mentioned KC Venugopal, AICC common secretary (organisation).
Celebration chief Jairam Ramesh mentioned, “Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had additionally obtained states to resort to Article 254(2) to override provisions of the 2013 land acquisition regulation, a regulation he had supported because the Chief of Opposition within the Rajya Sabha.”
He quoted related provision of the Structure beneath which Jaitley had requested states to override the provisions of the 2013 land acquisition Invoice.
“The place a regulation made by the legislature of a state with respect to one of many issues enumerated within the concurrent record incorporates any provision repugnant to the provisions of an earlier regulation made by Parliament, the regulation so made by the legislature of such state shall, if it has been reserved for the consideration of the President and has acquired his assent, prevail in that state. Supplied that nothing on this clause shall stop Parliament from enacting any regulation with respect to the identical matter, together with a regulation including to, amending, various or repealing the regulation so made by the state legislature,” Ramesh mentioned.
The Congress feels it has a strong authorized floor to go in opposition to the farm legal guidelines as agriculture, advertising and pricing are listed as state topics within the seventh schedule of the Structure. — TNS
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