Centre Will Not Bring Back Farm Laws, Clarifies Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar


The minister stated he had stated the federal government will proceed to work for farmers’ welfare. (File)

Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh):

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Saturday clarified that the Centre is not going to reintroduce farm legal guidelines in an amended type.

The clarification from the Union Minister comes after Congress alleged that the Centre is planning to deliver again the three farm legal guidelines (which have now been repealed) with amendments after the meeting elections in 5 states.

“I didn’t say this,” Mr Tomar replied when requested about his assertion at an occasion in Nagpur on Friday during which, whereas speaking concerning the (now repealed) farm legal guidelines, he stated the federal government has moved a “step again” and “will transfer ahead once more”.

“I had stated that the federal government had made good (farm) legal guidelines. We took them again as a consequence of some causes. The federal government will proceed to work for the welfare of the farmers,” the minister stated.

Earlier, Mr Tomar, in the course of the Nagpur occasion, had stated: “We introduced the farm legal guidelines. Some folks didn’t like them nevertheless it was an enormous reform after 70 years after Independence which was transferring forward underneath the management of Narendra Modiji. However the authorities will not be disenchanted. We moved a step again and we are going to transfer ahead once more as a result of farmers are India’s spine and if the spine is strengthened, the nation will turn out to be stronger.”

Referring to Mr Tomar’s assertion that the Centre ‘”will transfer ahead once more”, Congress Normal Secretary Randeep Surjewala stated, “Tomar’s assertion has as soon as once more uncovered the Centre’s conspiracy to deliver again the three anti-farmer legal guidelines. It’s clear that after the meeting elections in 5 states, the Central authorities is planning to deliver again the three black legal guidelines in a brand new type and this they’re doing underneath the strain of capitalists.”

The Congress chief stated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had apologized and repealed the three “black” legal guidelines in Parliament fearing defeat within the election of the 5 states.

In the meantime, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi stated that Mr Tomar has insulted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s apology.

The three farm legal guidelines had been repealed after the requisite payments had been handed in the course of the winter session of Parliament which started on November 23.

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