Asked about some clauses of the laws which are vehemently opposed by the protesting farmers, the BJP leader said the Centre is open to amendments.
Government ushered historic increase in MSP, doing everything possible to double farmers' income: PM Narendra Modi
PM Narendra Modi said that over the last seven years, the government has taken many initiatives for transforming agriculture.
Freedom fighter Bhagat Singh’s nephew Abhay Sandhu announced to go on a fast unto death if the Centre does not accept the demands of the agitating farmers till March 23.
Having weaned away the community — which is mainly into farming and hence driving the current agitation — from the rivals’ fold, the BJP now faces its biggest test yet vis-a-vis the Jat vote bank.
The Opposition continued to disrupt the proceedings for the third consecutive day demanding discussion on mandi mismanagement leading to repeated adjournments of the House.
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh said legislation on agriculture, which is a state subject, should remain in the domain of the state governments.
Describing the farmers' agitation against the Centre's laws as a "dharma yudh", the Haryana Bharatiya Kisan Union chief exhorted all sections of society to be part of the movement.
The issue had also come up when the House assembled in the morning, leading to the adjournment of the proceedings for an hour in two phases.
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Tomar also informed the media that the budget for the next fiscal has proposed a number of schemes for the welfare of the farming community of the country.
Maninder Singh, who works as a car AC mechanic, was arrested around 7.45 pm on Tuesday near the C D block bus stop in Pitampura in northwest Delhi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterated that forces with vested political interests were trying to misguide the farmers.
Rakesh Tikait said the protesting farmers are 'guests of Delhi' who will keep coming to the national capital and going back to their homes to look after their farms.
Haryana Agriculture Minister JP Dalal said the protesting farmers would have died even if they had stayed back home.
Ramdas Athawale said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was misleading farmers protesting against the Centre's new agri marketing laws.
The valuable suggestions given by the MPs will definitely be incorporated in the upcoming budget, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar said.