Farmers in many states are protesting against three new farm Bills, which were passed in the Rajya Sabha in a charged atmosphere. The row led to the suspension of eight Opposition members for the rest of the session. The MPs later staged a sit-in outside Parliament.
WHO is a farmer? It is such an omnibus term that without an exact definition the farmer can neither be benefitted nor saved. There are reasons why the farmer needs help. The farm sector is the backbone of the Indian economy.
During the current monsoon session of Parliament, of the three contentious farm bills the Lok Sabha, through voice vote, passed the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020