Alleging that the farm legal guidelines have been drafted in Mumbai and never in Delhi, senior Congress chief Digvijaya Singh on Friday sought to nook the Modi authorities over the continued farmers’ protest.
Digvijaya Singh referred to as Narendra Singh Tomar, the Union Agriculture Minister, a ‘good’ individual, however added that he has little information about farming.
“Two Ministers held talks with farmers- One in every of them Narendra Singh Tomar ji is nice individual however he doesn’t know anything about farming. And Piyush Goyal is spokesperson of company sector. I feel farm legal guidelines have been drafted in Mumbai & not in Delhi,” news company ANI quoted Singh, as saying.
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Tomar, Goyal and different high authorities officers have held as many as 11 rounds of talks with the farmer unions who’ve been demanding repeal of the three farm legal guidelines handed in Parliament final 12 months. The federal government has supplied to remain the legal guidelines for 18 months, nevertheless, the protesting unions have been insisting on withdrawal. Hundreds of farmers, largely from Punjab, Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh, have been protesting at Delhi’s borders for over two months demanding rollback of the brand new farm legal guidelines.
Tomar Slams Opposition
Talking in Rajya Sabha in the present day, Narendra Singh Tomar slammed the Congress and different opposition events for spreading lies over the brand new farm legal guidelines. Tomar mentioned that the brand new farm legal guidelines will carry revolutionary adjustments within the lifetime of farmers by rising their revenue. He urged the farmer unions to inform the federal government about the failings within the legal guidelines.
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“Farmers are being misled that others would occupy their land if these legal guidelines are applied. Let me know if there’s a single provision in Contract Farming regulation which permits any dealer to grab away the land of any farmer,” he mentioned.
“I made it clear that if the federal government is able to make amendments, it doesn’t imply there’s any drawback in farm legal guidelines. Individuals in a selected state are misinformed,” the Minister added.
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