Farm bills: Why is government 'running away' from giving legal responsibility for MSP, asks Congress
Congress' chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the Modi government will get the "three black bills" passed in the Rajya Sabha through whip.
The Congress also said that it will fight for farmers in Parliament as well as on the streets.
The opposition parties have alleged that the new laws will undermine the safety net provided to the farmers by the MSP system and will lead to their exploitation by big companies.
Says revised rates do not take into account cost of production
Expected to dismantle the existing Agriculture Produce Marketing Act Committee (APMC), the new law is intended to replicate e-NAM.
District agriculture marketing department is going to implement a four-point action plan to ensure minimum support price (MSP) for the farmers for their agriculture produce.
Union Minister for Home Affairs Rajnath Singh said that the Wednesday decision is not an ordinary one as he had never imagined that a government could give such a hike in one go.
Front page images of the blistered, bleeding feet of women who had faced the blazing heat with broken footwear left an indelible mark on those who had no idea what rural poverty was like.
Tharoor called for mounting pressure on the Centre to fix the Minimum Support Price on crops based on the comprehensive cost of production.