Govind Singh Dotasara mentioned that beneath the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Ordinance, the federal government is speaking of 1 nation, one market.
- IANS Jaipur
- Last Updated: September 19, 2020, 7:47 AM IST
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Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee chief Govind Singh Dotasara on Friday slammed the Centre over the three farm payments handed in Lok Sabha on Thursday and accused the federal government of selling company tradition whereas limiting the farmers’ function to mere labourers.
“All three ordinances of agriculture shall encourage middlemen and will promote the big industrialists. Also, black marketing will shoot up and a farmer will remain as a labourer as the Mandi system will collapse too. However, big businessmen will benefit from this system,” Dotasara mentioned whereas interacting with the media.
“The Congress stands with farmers and shall protest the anti-farmer bills,” he added.
He mentioned that beneath the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Ordinance, the federal government is speaking of 1 nation, one market.
However, “this system will kill the Mandi system and corporates and big traders will be able to buy crops at their own prices”, he mentioned.
Similarly, beneath the the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Ordinance, 2020, contract farming shall be promoted beneath which firms will until the land whereas farmers might be working as labourers. Also there might be no safety for his or her future, he mentioned.
Also, the modification within the Essential Commodities Act, 1955 will enhance black advertising and hoarding, the Congress chief added.
He termed all three payments as anti-farmer and mentioned that the Centre didn’t take opinion from allies.
Meanwhile, BJP’s Deputy Leader of Opposition Rajendra Rathore mentioned that it could have been higher had Dotasara learn the three payments handed within the Lok Sabha on Thursday. “Then, he would not have tried to mislead the farmers of the state.”
Rathore mentioned that within the Lok Sabha elections, the Congress had introduced in its personal manifesto to amend the Agricultural Produce Market Act and supply a typical marketplace for the farmers of the nation to promote their produce.
“Accordingly, the Central government made a historic decision to free the farmers from the chains of Krishi Upaj Mandi system by allowing them to sell their produce to any person and any merchant at any place,” he mentioned.