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PM Modi defends farm reforms, attacks 'misinformation, propaganda'

Prime Minister Modi again defends laws liberalising agriculture market, says farmers must trust him.

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Prime Minister Modi during his address at his parliamentary constituency, Varanasi. Credits: ANI

BS Web Team New Delhi
A misinformation campaign is underway against recently enacted laws that give farmers the freedom to sell crops for better prices, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday as he again defended the reforms that have drawn protests.

“There’s a new trend now—earlier decisions of the government were opposed but now rumours have become the basis for opposition. Propaganda is spread even though a decision is right. It can lead to other consequences, about things that haven’t happened or will never happen. The same is with farm laws,” said Modi in Varanasi, his parliamentary constituency.

“A misinformation campaign is underway against

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First Published: Nov 30 2020 | 4:05 PM IST

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