New Delhi: The Union Cabinet is going to take the first step to roll back 3 agricultural laws in a meeting today after PM Modi announced the withdrawal of agricultural laws. "The Union Cabinet is likely to approve withdrawal of three agricultural laws on Wednesday i.e. The bills to withdraw the laws are due to be introduced in the next Parliament session. The Farm Law Repil Bill, 2021 has been included in the legislative business to be taken up in the Lok Sabha between the Winter Session of Parliament beginning November 29. Pm Narendra Modi, who was earlier announced on Friday, that the Centre will repeal three agricultural laws in the winter session of Parliament beginning later this month and come up with the necessary bill.
The Prime Minister had also announced that the Government is going to set up a Committee to work on a new framework for Minimum Support Price (MSP). Since the Centre passed the law in 2020, farmers have been opposing three agricultural laws of the Government. Farmers are camping on the borders of Delhi. It has been almost a year since their protest.
The Agricultural Law Repeal Bill, 2021 seeks to repeal the Farmers' Products Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020, the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance, the Agricultural Services Act, 2020 and the Essential Commodities (Amendment). The Act, 2020 has been included in the list for introduction and passing of the Agricultural Law Repeal Bill, 2021. This is included in 26 new Bills with the government's agenda.