Ground Report | New Delhi: Farm Laws Repeal Bill; In the Lok Sabha, the bill for the withdrawal of the three controversial agricultural laws were passed by voice vote in the Lok Sabha amid the uproar. The opposition was demanding a debate on this. This bill was introduced by Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar.
The bill for the withdrawal of agricultural laws was passed within minutes of the resumption of the proceedings of the Lok Sabha. After this, the proceedings of the Lok Sabha were adjourned till 2 pm.
Congress MP Manish Tewari filed a postponement motion notice in Lok Sabha to discuss “ordering the government to create a register of farmers who lost their lives during the protest against agricultural laws and to compensate their families.” The House was adjourned until noon as congressional parliamentarians shouted slogans against the farm laws.
This (Agricultural Law Repeal Bill, 2021 approved by Lok Sabha) is a tribute to the 750 farmers who lost their lives during the upheaval. The protest will continue as other issues, including the MSP, are still pending, said BKU leader Rakesh Tikait. (Farm Laws Repeal Bill)
Earlier, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh had tweeted and said that the Modi government wants to withdraw the agriculture bill without debate in Parliament. Ramesh had said that 16 months ago the agriculture bills were passed in a very undemocratic way and efforts are on to get it back in the same way.
In a special address to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on November 19 that the three agricultural laws, which were passed by Parliament in September last year, will be repealed at the Winter Session and said that these laws were introduced for the welfare of farmers, especially small farmers, but his government was unable to explain the benefits to some farmers despite its efforts. The Supreme Court had suspended the implementation of the three laws in January.