After Center Decides To Repeal Farm Laws, Sachin Pilot Warns BJP Of Consequences | Latest India News


After Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on November 19 that farm laws would be repealed, farmers’ unions said the agitation would continue until their pending demands for a law guaranteeing support prices. minimum (MSP) for agricultural products, cancellation of the 2020 electricity bill and the ordinance on air quality are respected.

Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi

Congressman and former Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan Sachin Pilot said on Tuesday that the defeat of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the recent by-elections and an “imminent poor performance” in the next parliamentary elections, had led the government Modi to announce the abolition of the three agricultural laws.

Speaking to the PTI news agency, Pilot said there would be consequences for the BJP in the election, as farmers’ mistrust of the Center will not go away with a single hindsight.

After Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on November 19 that farm laws would be repealed, farmers’ unions said the agitation would continue until their pending demands for a law guaranteeing support prices. minimum (MSP) for agricultural products, cancellation of the 2020 electricity bill and the ordinance on air quality are respected.

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Sachin Pilot said on Tuesday that the Center should not only guarantee a legal guarantee for the MSP, but also provide regulations to ensure that procurement takes place. The Congress leader pointed out that such a long agitation of the farming community has not been seen in the history of India.

“If they were to overturn (the laws), then what was the need to waste lives and livelihoods, so much damage was done, farmers were called naxalites, separatists, even terrorists and some of the ministers’ relatives have even mowed down people, “pilot further told PTI.

He alleged that no discussions had taken place with farmer groups before the announcement of the farm laws. “There has been a ‘kind of breach of trust’ between the government and the farmers, which is also ‘detrimental’ for future waivers,” Pilot added.

Prime Minister Modi had said the constitutional process to repeal agricultural laws would be completed during the next winter session of parliament.

The Union cabinet will likely discuss whether to approve the removal of the laws on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, Congress and other opposition parties will demand a full-fledged discussion of the consequences of farm laws during the meeting of all parties this Sunday, in which Prime Minister Modi will participate.

(With PTI inputs)

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