Bills for farmers: The monsoon session of the Indian parliament started this Monday. Ever since Monday, many bills regarding various are been discussed in parliament. The most recent bill passed was for the reduction of lawmakers’ salary by 30%. Now three bills are about to be passed in the session in the interests of farmers.
Three bills are proposed for the welfare of farmers
The BJP (Bhartiya Janta Party) proposed three bills on Wednesday – The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, 2020; The Farmer’s Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Faciliation) Bill, 2020; and The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farmer Services Bill, 2020. These three bills were introduced in the parliament to aim the benefit the farmer. However Congress and other opposition parties are repeatedly opposing the bills and are allowing down the all-round development.
BJP President JP Nadda addressed the raising questions by media persons on the three bills that are to be passed in the Monsoon session of Parliament. After many hurdles, the monsoon session commenced this Monday amid the global pandemic that has hit India really hard.
Nadda clarified that the bills are for the economic growth of farmers
Nadda clarified the opposing statements produced by the opposition parties that the bills are for the interest and all-round development of this country’s farmers and are truly revolutionary. He added that Under these bills farmer will be free to sell their crops to the markets according to their choices and Congress is trying to oppose these bills which inturn is hampering the farmers’ economic growth.
The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, 2020 is passed in Lok Sabha this tuesday and will now be taken for discussion in Rajya Sabha. The other two bills The Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020; and The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020 would be discussed today in Lok Sabha.