Farmers’ Protest in Delhi and Rule of Law.

A large crowd of people claiming to be farmers, intermingled with politically motivated people are threatening to block the entire City of New Delhi. They have picketed already on a few roads blocking the traffic. They have refused to move to a designated place to hold protest. The situation reminds me of a class in Law College.

My First lesson at law college:

First day at our Law College we were chatting when Professor Sharma entered the classroom. All went quite. He was holding a few books in his arms. After placing the books on his table, the first thing he did was to ask the name of a student who was seated on the first bench: “What is your name?”

“My name is Ravi, Sir.”

“Leave the classroom and I don’t want to ever see you in my class ever! Get out. Now!!!”

Professor was almost screaming. It was a new experience. We never thought College would be worse than primary school, which we had left long ago.

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Why there are legal remedies and rules for it? Why can’t we all protest every law?

My First lesson at law college:

First day at our Law College we were chatting when Professor Sharma entered the classroom. All went quite. He was holding a few books in his arms. After placing the books on his table, the first thing he did was to ask the name of a student who was seated on the first bench: “What is your name?”

“My name is Ravi, Sir.”

“Leave the classroom and I don’t want to ever see you in my class ever! Get out. Now!!!”

Professor was almost screaming. It was a new experience. We never thought College would be worse than primary school, which we had left long ago.

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