- The Union Coal and Mines Minister has given the assurance while addressing a press conference
- Prior to the Winter Session, the issue will be taken up by the Union Cabinet on November 24
- PM Modi on Nov 19 has announced the govt’s decision to repeal the three farm laws
On Tuesday, Union Coal and Mines Minister Prahlad Joshi have stated that the government is scheduled to discuss the three farm laws in the upcoming Winter Session of the Parliament. While addressing a press conference, Joshi brought up the farm law issue and said, “The Ministry of Agriculture is deliberating and it will be decided. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has already announced it. When it comes to Parliament we will look into as to when it should be listed.”
Sources have confirmed that the Union Cabinet is planning to take up the issue of repealing the farm laws on November 24. Ahead of that, the bills for the withdrawal will be set forth in the Winter Session of the Parliament which will begin from November 29.
Earlier on November 19, PM Modi made an announcement where he declared the withdrawal of the farm laws. He has further stated that a committee was being planned to look into the issue of Minimum Support Price (MSP). Farmers have been protesting against the three controversial farm laws since last year.
The three farm laws are as follows, The Farmer’s Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and farm Services Act and The Essential Commodities Act.