Manipur CM also claimed that the BJP-led government in the state was trying to remove middlemen from farmers’ transactions. He uploaded a a video on his official FB page on the issue.
Manipur CM Nongthombam Biren Singh said that the Central Kisan laws are in the bigger interest of the kisans of our nation and the State government is emphatically on the side of the bills.
Earnestly expressing BJP-led alliance government’s position on the kisan laws through a Facebook post on Thursday, Biren stated, “The BJP led government has always stood with the farmers and the bill would transform the agriculture sector, doubling the farmers’ income by 2022. It will also fetch farmers a better price for their produce.”
Three kisan laws, in particular the Farmer’s Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act 2020, The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020 and The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020, were passed in the Parliament in September this year.
A few kisan bodies, particularly from Punjab and Haryana guarantee the laws will adversely affect their jobs and are restricting them like there’s no tomorrow through fights. The discussions with the fighting kisan bodies have not yielded any certain outcome for the Center yet.
Guaranteeing that the BJP-led government in the state was attempting to eliminate brokers from kisans’ exchanges, Biren transferred a video on his authority FB page, which likewise stated, “Now there will be no agent. There will be no commission, no middle men, directly the farmers can order and directly the farmers can purchase.”
On the furious debate over the status of minimum support price (MSP) system, Biren said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had completely and consistently given the confirmation that there will be no adjustment in the MSP.
Aside from this, Union home minister Amit Shah has additionally dedicated that MSP won’t be changed or contacted, he stated, prior to adding,” Fortunately, kisans of Manipur are on the side of the Farm Bills.”
He thought that any rollback in changes and advancement by the government would end up being support for personal stakes, which, in future, would frustrate different changes.