The Rajasthan authorities on Monday examined numerous attainable methods to negate the consequences of the three recently-enacted central farm legal guidelines within the state.
The authorities mulled over the methods and means to protect the state farmers from the consequences of the central legal guidelines throughout a cupboard assembly chaired by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, officers sources stated.
“The Cabinet held discussions and examined what could be done to negate the efforts of the laws in the interest of the farmers in the state,” they stated.
No determination, nevertheless, was taken on the problem within the assembly.
While talking at farmers’ assembly in Jaipur on Saturday, the chief minister had hinted at calling an meeting session on this difficulty.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi had requested Congress-ruled states to discover the potential for passing legal guidelines to negate the consequences of the three farm legal guidelines.
The three farm legal guidelines just lately enacted by the Centre are the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020; the Farmers’ (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020 and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.
Farmers together with the opposition-ruled states have been expressing apprehension that the brand new legal guidelines will destroy the minimal assist worth mechanism, finish Agricultural Produce Market Committees and permit corporates to arm-twist them.
The Union authorities, nevertheless, has been sustaining that these legal guidelines will increase farmers’ incomes, free them from the clutches of the intermediary and usher in new expertise in farming.
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