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India’s Modi says will repeal controversial farm laws | Agriculture News

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PM Narendra Modi says he has determined to repeal three farm laws farmers have protested in opposition to for greater than a 12 months.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he has determined to repeal three controversial farm laws in opposition to which farmers have protested for greater than a 12 months.

“Today I have come to tell you, the whole country, that we have decided to withdraw all three agricultural laws,” Modi mentioned in an deal with to the nation on Friday morning.

“In the parliament session starting later this month, we will complete the constitutional process to repeal these three agricultural laws.”

Welcoming Modi’s announcement, farmer chief Darshan Pal mentioned it was an “achievement of the farmers movement”.

“This is due to the unity of farmers, their continuous struggle and I congratulate the farming community for their unity, their struggle that they have finally won,” Pal instructed Al Jazeera.

“Ultimately after one year of struggle, inspite of 700 martyrdoms, facing repression from the BJP government, the farmers have won.”

Pal, nevertheless, mentioned the farmers will not name off their protests and will look ahead to the federal government to cross a decision within the Indian parliament.

“In the coming days, we will see how they will pass it in the parliament, then we will decide our future course of action.”

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