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Farm Laws Should Be Revoked: Ex-Haryana Chief Minister Visits Protest Site


“We will fight for farmer’s rights,” OP Chautala stated.

New Delhi:

Former Haryana Chief Minister and Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) supremo OP Chautala on Tuesday stated that “Central farm laws should be withdrawn”.

The feedback of the previous Haryana CM got here throughout his go to to Delhi’s Ghazipur border the place farmers have been protesting towards the Centre’s three farm legal guidelines.

Speaking to ANI, Mr Chautala stated, “These laws should be withdrawn. India is an agriculture-based country. Agriculture is the backbone of the Indian economy. This agitation is not only of farmers and labourers but for the entire nation.”

“We will fight for farmer’s rights,” he added.

Since November 26 final yr, farmers have been protesting on the totally different borders of the nationwide capital, towards the three newly enacted farm legal guidelines: 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.

Mr Chautala was just lately launched from jail after serving a 10-year jail time period within the lecturers’ recruitment rip-off which happened within the state throughout his tenure because the state’s chief minister.

The jail time period was awarded by a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court docket within the nationwide capital.

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