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SKM leaders question composition of MSP panel, may give it a miss

Farmers' grouping has also been roiled by factional disputes since year-long agitation was called off

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Agriculture | MSP | Rakesh Tikait

Sanjeeb Mukherjee  |  New Delhi 



Rakesh Tikait
Even within Rakesh Tikait’s Bhartiya Kisan Union, which led the agitation at Delhi’s borders with Uttar Pradesh, a splinter section is calling itself the BKU (apolitical)

The three slots that the Centre has kept vacant for the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) in the high-powered panel formed to make the (MSP) mechanism more effective and transparent are unlikely to be filled by the farm grouping. The reasons behind this are reservations over the composition of the 29-member committee and differences within the grouping.

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First Published: Tue, July 19 2022. 13:31 IST

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