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Famers Protest: There Is No Provision Of Seizure Of Farmers’ Land, Says Narendra Singh Tomar

Mumbai: Agitating farmer groups have rejected the revised government’s proposal of MSP and mandi system. The protests and blockades issued by farmers will now intensify, the farmers’ groups announced on Wednesday after rejecting the proposal.

The farmers have announced another ‘Delhi Chalo’ march on 14 December, while more protests are planned on 12 December, which includes encircling BJP offices and ministers in the states.

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Meanwhile, Narendra Singh Tomar while addressing the media on Farmers Protest said that “It is being projected that the land of farmers will be occupied by industrialists. Contract farming has been going on for long in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Haryana, Punjab, Karnataka but there has never been such experience.”

Also Read: Farmers To Block Delhi-Jaipur & Delhi-Agra Highways On Dec 12

“Still, we have already made provision in the Act that agreement under these laws will only be between processors and farmers’ produce. There is no provision for any lease or agreement over farmers’ land,” he said.

“During the talks, many said that farm laws are invalid as agriculture is State subject and Centre can’t frame these laws. We clarified, we have the right to make laws on trade and explained it to them. APMC & MSP are not affected by it,” he further said.

“We sent a proposal to farmers. They wanted those laws to be repealed. We are of the stand that govt is ready for open-minded discussions on provisions they have an objection against. Laws don’t affect APMCs or MSP. We tried to explain this to farmers,” he added.

Also Read: Farmers’ Unions Rejects Govt’s Proposal Over Farm Laws, Protest To Continue


The farmers are protesting against the Farmer’s Produce Trade and Commerce(Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020, the Farmer (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020, and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.

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