PM Modi defends agri reforms, says farmers have flourished when freed from mandi restrictions

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on September 27, 2020
Explaining the utility of the farm reforms criticised by the opposition and a section of farm organisations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday cited instances of a large number of farmers who had benefited from being allowed to sell farm produce outside the precincts of Agricultural Produce Marketing Committees or mandis.

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Published on September 29, 2020 -  07:09
‘They are not with farmers, youth or jawans’: PM Modi’s attack at opposition
PM Modi hit out at the opposition over their protest against the agriculture bills, which have now been signed into law by the President. PM Modi said that the parties that did nothing for farmers when it was in power is now opposing the reforms brought in by the Modi govt. PM Modi said that the opposition parties are resorting to lies to create panic among farmers over the reforms. PM Modi also said that these people have opposed all big reforms I the past including digital payments, the introduction of GST and so on. PM said that the opposition has not stood with farmers, youth or jawans of India. PM Modi said that these parties had also opposed the One Rank One Pension implemented by the Modi government and sought proof of the surgical strikes on terror camps in PoK. PM Modi also said that the defence forces were ignored by these parties when in power and they opposed the Modi government’s acquisition of Rafale jets as well. Watch the full video for all the details.

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