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  • Passage of two farm bills is a watershed moment in history of Indian agriculture: PM Modi

    Published on September 20, 2020

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, the passage of two farm bills today is a watershed moment in the history of Indian agriculture. In a series of tweets, he extended congratulations to the hardworking farmers on the passage of key bills in Parliament, which will ensure a complete transformation of the agriculture sector as well as empower crores of farmers. He said for decades, the Indian farmer was bound by various constraints and bullied by middlemen. He added that the bills passed by Parliament liberate the farmers from such adversities. He said, these bills will add impetus to the efforts to double income of farmers and ensure greater prosperity for them.

    The Prime Minister said, agriculture sector is in desperate need of latest technology that assists the industrious farmers. He said, with the passage of the bills, farmers will have easier access to futuristic technology that will boost production and yield better results.

    Mr Modi also stressed that the system of MSP will remain and government procurement will continue. He said, the NDA government will do everything to support the farmers and ensure a better life for their coming generations.