PM again defends farm laws, says Opposition misleading farmers

Slamming Oppn, he says misinformation is being spread on what has not happened or is never going to happen

Vibha Sharma

Tribune News Service

New Delhi, November 30

Amid the ongoing farmer’s agitation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday once again has said that the new farm laws will benefit farmers and increase their income.

Slamming the Opposition, he said misinformation was being spread on what has not happened or was never going to happen.

“This,” he said, “has become a new trend in the country whenever a new law is passed.”

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Reaching out to agitating farmers, the Prime Minister said if some farmers were feeling doubtful of the government’s intentions, it was because of the "lies" fed to them through decades.

Criticising the Opposition for misleading the farmers, the Prime Minister defended the three contentious Farm Acts, recounting their benefits and the pro-farmer steps, including on the MSP, taken by his government in past six years.

“It is not the fault of farmers. What I want to tell them is that now work is being done with intentions as pure as Ganga and not lies. If some still have some doubt, the government is making all efforts to dispel them. Those farmers who still have doubts about these laws will benefit from them in future,” Prime Minister Modi said this while speaking in his constituency Varanasi, where he inaugurated a new infrastructure project.

In his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ yesterday, the Prime Minister made similar arguments in favour of the three Acts.

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