Tomar urges farmer unions to end protests against the three farm laws

23.6.21. On Saturday, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar urged the farmer unions to end their protests against the three farm laws as the Central government is open to discussions. In September 2020, the three farm laws, the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, and The Essential
Commodities (Amendment) Act, were given assent by the President Ram Nath Kovind. Speaking to the media, Tomar said, “I urge all farmer unions to conclude their agitation. So far, the government had held 11 rounds of talks with the farmer unions. I assure you that the Agriculture Reform Bills will help improve the lives of farmers”.
The Minister added, “The Central government has worked
towards increasing MSP and towards more purchase at MSP.”

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