Legislature vs Judiciary: Who reigns Supreme

New Delhi, Dec 18: The Supreme Court is hearing a petition that sought the removal of the protesting farmers around the borders in Delhi. While the Supreme Court is not going into whether the new farm laws are bad in law or not, the question is if there is a challenge to the same, can the Supreme Court strike it down.

The Supreme Court does have the powers to strike down a law passed in Parliament. If the court feels that the law is violating fundamental rights, it can strike down the same.

On the other hand if the government feels that the decision of the Supreme Court is not right, then it can reverse the decision in Parliament.

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