Farm Laws: Farmers Hit Streets in the Thousands across 20 States to Observe ‘Save Agriculture, Save Constitution Day’
In a spectacular show of strength, farmers’ organisations on Saturday protested in front of the houses of governors and observed ‘Save Agriculture, Save Constitution Day’ in more than 20 states and union territories against the central Farm Laws and for a legal guarantee of minimum support price (MSP).
The leaders maintained that the protest enjoyed the support of all sections of society with people protesting at the district and tehsil levels as well. The farmers, who have been protesting at Delhi’s borders, maintain that the farm laws will compromise the food security of the country by bringing contract farming into effect.
Similarly, a significant population of farmers maintain that they will lose their income security as one of the bills proposes the formation of private grain mandis….