Farmers celebrate after PM Modi announces repeal of 3 farm laws

  • “Today, I have come to tell you, the whole country, that we have decided to withdraw all three agricultural laws. In the Parliament session starting later this month, we will complete the constitutional process to repeal these three agricultural laws,” PM Modi said during a televised speech.
Published on Nov 19, 2021 01:07 PM IST
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced that the union government has decided to repeal the three farm laws that were passed in Parliament in 2020.(HT Photo/Raj K Raj)
Published on Nov 19, 2021 01:07 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced that the union government has decided to repeal the three farm laws that were passed in Parliament in 2020.(HT Photo/Raj K Raj)

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In his speech, PM Modi urged the protesters to return home and said the constitutional process to repeal the laws will begin in December when Parliament sits for the winter session.(PTI)
Published on Nov 19, 2021 01:07 PM IST

In his speech, PM Modi urged the protesters to return home and said the constitutional process to repeal the laws will begin in December when Parliament sits for the winter session.(PTI)

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Farmers who have been protesting at the Ghazipur protest site near Delhi-UP border feed each other sweets and celebrate after PM Modi announced that he will repeal the controversial farm laws.(REUTERS)
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Farmers who have been protesting at the Ghazipur protest site near Delhi-UP border feed each other sweets and celebrate after PM Modi announced that he will repeal the controversial farm laws.(REUTERS)

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Farmers pose for a picture and shout slogans to celebrate the Centre’s decision to repeal three agricultural reform laws that sparked almost a year of huge protests across the country.(AFP)
Published on Nov 19, 2021 01:07 PM IST

Farmers pose for a picture and shout slogans to celebrate the Centre’s decision to repeal three agricultural reform laws that sparked almost a year of huge protests across the country.(AFP)

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The announcement comes after over a year-long protest from tens and thousands of farmers.(PTI)
Published on Nov 19, 2021 01:07 PM IST

The announcement comes after over a year-long protest from tens and thousands of farmers.(PTI)

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The announcement was made on the day of the Guru Purab festival, which is widely celebrated by the Sikh community to mark the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.(PTI)
Published on Nov 19, 2021 01:07 PM IST

The announcement was made on the day of the Guru Purab festival, which is widely celebrated by the Sikh community to mark the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.(PTI)

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The three farms laws, Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill 2020, the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill 2020, and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act 2020, were passed amid a din in Parliament during the monsoon session last year.(PTI)
Published on Nov 19, 2021 01:07 PM IST

The three farms laws, Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill 2020, the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill 2020, and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act 2020, were passed amid a din in Parliament during the monsoon session last year.(PTI)

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PM Modi mentioned in his speech that the bills were meant to benefit the farmers, but they couldn’t be convinced “despite our best efforts”.(AFP)
Published on Nov 19, 2021 01:07 PM IST

PM Modi mentioned in his speech that the bills were meant to benefit the farmers, but they couldn’t be convinced “despite our best efforts”.(AFP)

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