New Delhi: The Bhatta-Parsaul issue that led to the violent clashes between the villagers and administration has reached the Supreme Court with a petition filed seeking CBI or SIT (special investigation team) to probe into the alleged atrocities by police and PAC jawans.

The hearing of the petition in the Apex Court is due on Monday. The bench comprising Justice GS Singhvi and Justice CK Prasad will hear the petition filed by the Satish Kumar and six other victims.

The petitioners have sought a probe into the clashes between the farmers and.Tthe petitioners have demanded that adequate compensation be paid to the victims for the loss of life and property.

Notably, the twin villages of Gautam Buddha Nagar- Bhatta-Parsaul were in the eye of a political storm following the fiery clashes between the police and the agitating farmers who were demanding higher compensation for their acquired land along the Yamuna Expressway on May 7.


In a Volence that witnessed firing from both sides and in which four people had been killed ie two farmers as well as two police personnel and which left scores of others injured. The Congress has already demanded CBI probe alleging atrocities by state police against the villagers. A few farmers backed by Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi had also met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and handed a memorandum over to him in which they had deccribed about their problems. Thereafter, the PM had also announced the compensation to the victims.

The National Commission for Women (NCW) team has already visited the affected villages. Besides it, a petition related to the matter is already pending at Allahabad High Court. Meanwhile, the district administration has already ordered a magistrate inquiry into the matter.

JPN/Bureau