Farm Laws Repeal Bill Passed in the Parliament

Story Highlights
  • Bill to cancel three contentious farm laws passed by the parliament.
  • Union minister tabled the repeal bill in Rajya Sabha.
  • Oppositions struck at the govt for evadin discussions on MSP.

New Delhi: As the Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar presented the Farm Laws Repeal Bill at Rajya Sabha a score of slogans echoed in the Parliament as the minister said there is no need for a discussion on the topic.

However, after being passed in the lower house, the Farm Laws Repeal Bill was paased by the upper house within minutes of introduction. Following which the Rajya Sabha was adjourned until 2:38 pm while the Lok Sabha was re-adjourned until tommorow.

Minutes after the Winter Session began, slogans disrupted proceedings in Lok Sabha this morning, which resumed about an hour later.

Briefing the media ahead of the session, PM Modi said his government is ready to reply to all questions as he underlined, “Whatever voices are raised against the government or government policies – the dignity of parliament and the Speaker’s Chair should be upheld.”On the contrary critics claimed the govt evaded discussions on minimum support price for farmers’ produce, which has been a key demand during their year-long agitation.

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