That the agricultural laws be implemented for one year; if we do not consider them beneficial, we will modify them: Rajnath Singh
At a rally in Delhi, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh called for “letting the agricultural laws apply for a year or so”, adding that the government will be ready to amend the laws if they do not benefit the farmers. farmers.
“Let’s let the farm laws run for about a year. If it is determined that they are not beneficial to farmers, we will be prepared for the necessary amendments, ”said Singh.
He made the remarks at a rally in Delhi that is part of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) efforts to combat the ongoing protest against the three contentious farm laws. The ruling party is conducting a nationwide outreach to farmers on December 25, the birthday of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
Speaking about the minimum support price, Singh said: “There has been a misconception that the minimum support price will end. The Prime Minister has said and I will also give my word that MSP will not end. “
He also urged farmers to come forward and have discussions on farm laws, saying: “All problems can be solved through dialogue. Prime Minister Modi wants talks with farmers to continue. “
Singh also said that the government is taking all steps in the interest of farmers, as the government has respect for protesting farmers and their families.
“Our government will never do anything that is not in the interest of farmers. Those who are in dharna are farmers, born of farming families; we have a lot of respect for them. “
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also addressed farmers in virtually every state on Friday and released the next batch of Rs 18 billion financial aid from the PM-Kisan plan.