Farmers' Protest Live Updates: MSP Law Cannot Be Brought In A Hurry, Says Union Agriculture Minister
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Rahul Gandhi Guarantees MSP After INDIA Alliance Forms Government
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said if the INDIA alliance comes to power, it will provide legal guarantees to Minimum Support Price
Rahul Gandhi also slammed the Central government for using tear gas against protesting farmers and lodging them in jails for their just demand.
He indicated that implementing suggestions of the Swaminathan Committee could be included in the poll manifesto.
MSP Law Cannot Be Brought In A Hurry: Union Agriculture Minister Arjun Munda
Union Agriculture Minister Arjun Munda on Tuesday said a law guaranteeing Minimum Support Price on crops cannot be brought in a hurry without consulting all stakeholders.
The minister urged the protesting farmer groups to have a structured discussion with the government on the issue.
In an interview with PTI, Munda also cautioned the protesting farmers to be "aware and alert" about some elements that could defame their protest for political benefits.
Stubborn Approach Of Govt Proving To Be Dangerous: BKU Chief Naresh Tikait
Bharatiya Kisan Union president Naresh Tikait on Tuesday said the Centre should hold talks with the farmers and alleged that its 'stubborn approach' is proving to be dangerous. The BKU chief wondered whether the farmers will always be in the agitation mode, block roads or head towards Delhi.