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People who ruled country for decades lying to farmers about Bills: PM Modi

Farmers given new independence in agriculture, says Prime Minister as political controversy grows

Narendra Modi
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The government is "committed to help farmers get right prices through Minimum Support Price," Modi said

BS Web Team New Delhi
Farmers are being misled about three "historic Bills" that will rid them of hurdles in selling their produce, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday a day after a key ally of his government resigned over the controversial legilations.

"Misinformation is being spread that farmers won't get right prices. They are forgetting how aware the country's farmers are," Modi said, addressing a rally in Bihar after dedicating a railway bridge to the nation through.

“Farmers have been given new independence in agriculture. They will now have more options and opportunities to sell their produce. I congratulate them on the passage of Bills.

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First Published: Sep 18 2020 | 1:48 PM IST

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