What draws Keralites to Dakshina Kannada is the fact that land is cheaper compared to their native state where it is quite high because of the huge foreign remittances.
The government had earlier passed ordinances and had presented the amendment bills in the monsoon session of the legislature, which concluded last Saturday.
If the BJP has to move a proposal for the election of a new chairman or a deputy chairman before their term is over, it must have majority.
KRRS president Badagalapura Nagendra said farmers will prevail on the government to rethink and withdraw the anti-farmer bills.
The Agricultural Produce Marketing Corporation (APMC) and Land Reforms amendment bills are loaded in favour of farmers.
The BJP government, under pressure from the corporate sector, is introducing amendments to the Land Reforms Act and APMC Bill.
The Bill, however, was debated at length in the Council past midnight on Sunday before the House was finally adjourned at 12.58 am.
While the government maintains that the changes in the land reforms act will increase agriculture production, industries and exports, the Congress and farmers' groups are apprehensive of its impact
The protest against the ordinance was led by former minister Kagodu Thimmappa, who had also taken part in the Kagodu Satyagraha back in his younger days.
He urged PM Modi to direct Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa to withhold the ordinance so it could be discussed in the assembly.
Former prime minister H D Deve Gowda on Thursday announced his party’s decision to stage continuous protests against the amendments.
Farmers’ associations and Congress leaders have decided to jointly protest against the amendment to the Karnataka Land Reforms Act.
Opposition leader Siddaramaiah on Thursday demanded the Karnataka Government to repeal its ordinance amending the Land Reforms Act.
The cabinet has also approved to double the ceiling on land holdings from 10 units per family of five to 20 units under Section 63.
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