Terming three bills associated to agriculture “anti-farmer”, AAP national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday demanded that the Centre withdraw them, saying his celebration will vote against the bills in Parliament.
The AAP has three Rajya Sabha MPs and one LoK Sabha MP.
“The three bills associated to farming and farmers introduced within the Parliament are anti-farmer. Farmers all around the nation are opposing them. The central authorities ought to withdraw these three bills. The AAP will vote against them in Parliament,” he tweeted in Hindi.
The Centre had on Monday launched The Farmers’ Produce Trade And Commerce (Promotion And Facilitation) Bill, The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, and ‘The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill to switch the ordinances promulgated earlier.
These bills search to supply barrier-free commerce for farmers’ produce exterior notified farm mandis, and empower farmers to enter into farming agreements with personal gamers previous to manufacturing on the market of agri-produce.
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