Centre likely to call special parliament session to amend sections of new farm law: Report

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New Delhi : Amid the raging protests across the Delhi border, the Centre is likely to call a special parliament session to amend sections of the agricultural laws. According to news reports, it has been learned that Centre is willing to fulfill make reasonable demands.

Notably, the farmers are protesting against 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.

The farmers have been claiming that the new changes will not be in favour of farmers and will dismantle the minimum support system, leaving them at the “mercy” of big corporations. However, the government has been continuously assuring that there will be no end to MSP.

According to the reports of News-18, the government could agree to three or four crucial demands of the farmers, including those related to the Minimum Support Price (MSP).

Earlier, the farmers announced that they will be calling 'Bharat Bandh' on December 8 and threatened to intensify the protests if their demands are not met.

Yesterday their the fifth round of talks with the government ended in a deadlock, following which they stayed put on the borders of Delhi with Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, blocking key routes leading to the national capital.