The bill to repeal three agriculture laws approved by the Modi cabinet on Wednesday. Now it introduced in Parliament.
Government’s plan for the return of agricultural laws
The Modi government will present the bill to repeal the three agricultural laws in the Rajya Sabha on November 29, the first day of the winter session of Parliament. After being passed in the Rajya Sabha, the bill sent to the Lok Sabha for approval. Sources have given this information. In view of this, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has issued a whip to its Rajya Sabha MPs to be present in the House.
Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur said about the bill
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the bill to repeal agricultural laws. Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur told reporters after the cabinet meeting. This decision taken in the meeting of the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
On November 19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi withdrew three agriculture laws
Earlier on November 19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced the decision to withdraw three agricultural laws in his address to the nation on the occasion of Guru Parv. Also said A committee formed regarding MSP. The Prime Minister had appealed to the farmers. They return to their homes, return to their fields and their families.
After the appeal of the PM, the farmers welcomed the move to return the law. However, the United Kisan Morcha (SKM) made it clear that they will not end the agitation till the legal guarantee of Minimum Support Price (MSP) for crops is not received.
Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra arrested in Lakhimpur Kheri incident
The SKM had also said that its agitation on the borders of Delhi would not ended until the three relevant agricultural laws formally repealed in Parliament. Their demands include the arrest and dismissal of Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri incident, withdrawal of cases registered against farmers, and construction of a memorial for farmers who lost their lives during the agitation.
For a year, 40 farmer organizations were protesting against the agricultural laws.
About 40 farmers’ organizations have been protesting on the borders of Delhi for the past one year in protest against the three agricultural laws. In September last year, the central government had brought the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, Agriculture (Empowerment and Protection) Price Assurance and Agricultural Services Agreement Act, and the Essential Commodities Amendment Act, 2020 amid heavy protests from opposition parties.