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Farm act stir: Are those supporting or opposing laws aware of specifics?

The survey shows that of the 52 per cent farmers opposing the laws, 36.4 per cent are not aware of the details of the laws

Farm protests

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On September 27, President Ram Nath Kovind signed into law the three farm Bills cleared by Parliament, even as several farmer organisations across the country launched protests against these Acts, calling them are 'anti-farmer'. These protests have been the strongest in Punjab and Haryana. The Farmers Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020, the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020, and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020, have now been notified.

The Gaon Connection Survey — The Indian Farmer's Perception of the New Agri Laws — tried to

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First Published: Oct 25 2020 | 8:15 PM IST

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