'Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021' cleared by cabinet
The Bill will be introduced to repeal the Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020; the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance, Farm Services Act, 2020, and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020. The Lok Sabha Bulletin on Tuesday had already listed 'The Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021'.
SKM to write open letter to Modi demanding remunerative MSP
Starting with a rally in Lucknow as per the plan on Monday, the SKM said, the next meeting will take place on November 27 to review developments, if any, and the 'Sansad Chalo' march on November 29. At its first meeting at the Kisan Andolan headquarters on Singhu border after the announcement made by the Prime Minister on Friday of his government's decision to repeal the three contentious farm laws, the SKM warmly congratulated "all the farmers and workers of India for their historic victory after an unprecedented one year long struggle".
Survey: Majority say protests on farm laws were politically motivated
More telling was the response to a question if the repeal of the three farm laws will have an impact on the Assembly elections that are due in early 2022. A clear majority of 55.1 per cent of the respondents were convinced there will be an impact on the polls, while just 30.8 per cent feel there will be no impact.
Repeal of farm laws 'unfortunate': SC panel member
Anil Ghanwat, a farm leader from Maharashtra and also one of the three members of the Supreme Court-appointed committee on farm laws, said that after the repeal of new laws, the same old laws would come into force that had prevented better remunerative market for the farmers' produce.
Anti-farm law agitation and eventual repeal: A timeline
Following is the timeline since they were introduced as ordinances, paved the way for farmers' agitation till Friday's announced to be repealed: June 5, 2020: The Centre brings in three ordinances claiming these will bring in reforms that are long pending, farmers can sell produce at better prices.
Farmer’s agitation will not end until Parliament approves repeal of the three laws: SKM
The SKM’s statement came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced his government’s decision to repeal the contentious farm laws and made an appeal to the farmers to end the agitation and go back to their homes. A nine- member committee of SKM will meet on Saturday and will take a call on whether the SKM will go ahead with its “March Towards Delhi” programme scheduled for November 26.
By repealing farm laws Prime Minister has shown exceptional statesmanship, says Shah
"PM @narendramodi's announcement relating to the farm laws is a welcome and statesmanlike move. As the Prime Minister pointed out in his address, the Government of India will keep serving our farmers and always support them in their endeavours," Shah said in a series of tweets.
PM Modi announces withdrawal of all three farm laws| Who said what
PM Modi further appealed to all the protesting farmers to call off their agitation and return to their homes. After the prime minister’s announcement, prominent political leaders, as well as farmer union leaders, have shared their views on the government's decision. While most leaders termed it as a win for the farmers, few called it the opposition's win too.
Govt has decided to repeal all three farm laws: PM Modi
'We have decided to repeal all 3 farm laws, will begin the procedure at the Parliament session that begins this month. I urge farmers to return home to their families and let's start afresh:," PM Modi said while addressing the nation on Guru Nanak Jayanti.
Farmers to intensify agitation from Nov 27 if demands not met
"The farmers would reach the border points on tractors and trolleys and fortify the venues after pitching their tents," Tikait warned in a post on twitter. Tikait has been leading a consortium of farmers' groups and unions under the banner of Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) since last 11 months demanding the withdrawal of the three farm laws passed by the Centre in 2020.