Justice Arun Mishra refuses to recuse from hearing land acquisition case

Updated: Oct 23, 2019, 11:51 IST | PTI | New Delhi

Various farmers association and individuals have raised objection to Justice Mishra hearing the matter

Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that Justice Arun Mishra will not recuse from hearing a Constitution bench matter challenging provisions of the Land Acquisition Act. A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Justice Mishra pronounced the order and said, "I am not recusing from hearing this matter".

Various farmers association and individuals have raised objection to Justice Mishra hearing the matter on the grounds that he has already expressed his mind in the judgment pronounced by the apex court in February last year.

The other members of the Constitution bench include Justices Indira Banerjee, Vineet Saran, M R Shah and S Ravindra Bhat. The Constitution bench asked parties in the matter to suggest legal questions which would be adjudicated upon by the court.

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