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Same War, Different Weapons

RSS-affiliated BKS is fighting against farm laws separately

Same War, Different Weapons
Photograph by Suresh K. Pandey
Same War, Different Weapons
outlookindia.com
2021-02-26T14:56:49+05:30

What BKS Wants

  • All procurement under MSP, whether in APMC (mandis) or outside
  • Setting up of agriculture tribunals for resolution of farmers’ disputes in their hometowns
  • Registration of ‘arhtiyas’ (agents/traders) on a government portal that can be accessed by all
  • Payments to farmers within stipulated time through bank guarantee
  • Prices of inputs should be controlled
  • When considering quality of produce, unexpected incidents like natural calamities have to be considered

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