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Twice in 24 hours, PM Narendra Modi assures farmers MSP will be protected

This, even as states rushed to guard their turf and nullify the impact of the Bills

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Sanjeeb MukherjeeAgencies New Delhi
The Centre went on an all-out offensive to explain the benefits of the three farm legislation a day after one of its key ally partners quit the Union Cabinet. Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured farmers — twice in less than 24 hours — that the existing mechanism of minimum support price (MSP) won’t be altered in any way.
 
This, even as states rushed to guard their turf and nullify the impact of the Bills. Congress-ruled Rajasthan has passed an order that notifies all warehouses under Food Corporation of India, Central Warehousing Corporation, and Rajasthan State Warehousing Corporation as procurement centres

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First Published: Sep 18 2020 | 11:36 PM IST

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