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Other occasions when Centre pulled back on farm issues due to public ire

The proposal to put on hold the three farm acts for a year or thereabouts is just the latest in a string of pull-backs by the govt during the past six years or so. Read on

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Modi govt | Modi 2.0 | Farm Bills

Sanjeeb Mukherjee  |  New Delhi 

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File picture of farmers during their ongoing agitation against new farm laws, at Ghazipur border, in New Delhi | PTI photo

With thousands of farmers protesting on Delhi borders for about two months against the three agricultural Acts, demanding that the laws be repealed, the Central government has not only agreed to amend some of their critical provisions, but in a sudden development also offered to hold back their implementation for around 18 months.

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First Published: Wed, January 20 2021. 16:23 IST
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