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RSS-affiliate Bharatiya Kisan Sangh says PM Narendra Modi's decision to repeal three Farm Laws "seems to be right" to avoid "unwarranted controversies and conflicts.
Tamil Nadu: 'Mahadeepam’ lit atop the hillock near Sri Subramaniaswamy Temple in Tirupparankundram, Madurai on the occasion of the Karthigai festival.
Tamil Nadu: 'Mahadeepam’ lit atop the hillock near Sri Subramaniaswamy Temple in Tirupparankundram, Madurai on the occasion of the Karthigai festival. pic.twitter.com/B0TXe7zlVf— ANI (@ANI) November 19, 2021
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Congress MP Deepender Singh Hooda on Friday celebrated the withdrawal of three farm laws with farmers at Tikri on the Delhi-Haryana border.
Delhi | Congress MP Deepender Singh Hooda celebrates the withdrawal of three farm laws with farmers at Tikri on the Delhi-Haryana border pic.twitter.com/UoBIO8DjnZ— ANI (@ANI) November 19, 2021
Jhansi node of UP Defence Industrial Corridor will open new opportunities for MSMEs and small industries, providing new employment opportunities to the youth. This means that the region, which was suffering the plight of migration, will now become an attraction for investment: PM Narendra Modi
"I appeal to all the former NCC cadets to join the NCC Alumni Association. Let us come together and pledge to do something for the country," PM Modi after launching and taking membership of NCC Alumni Association in Jhansi.
Rashtra Raksha Samarpan Parv is Jhansi is the beginning of a new chapter in the history of defence in India. Foundation stone for a new plant of Bharat Dynamics Limited has been laid here. It will give new recognition to the Jhansi node of UP Defence Corridor: PM Modi in Jhansi
Today, I want to remember Jhansi's son Major Dhyan Chand, who brought recognition for Indian sports around the world. Some time back, our government named the Khel Ratna Awards after Major Dhyan Chand: PM Modi in Jhansi
"Today this land of Jhansi is witnessing the grand nectar festival of freedom. Today a new, strong and powerful India is taking shape on this earth," PM Modi said addressing Rashtra Raksha Samarpan.
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"Much delayed but I welcome Centre's decision to repeal three black farm laws. A memorial will be constructed to honour the sacrifices of the farmers during the ‘Sangarsh’. I urge PM @narendramodi ji to make MSP a statutory right," Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi tweeted.
PM Narendra Modi launches the National Cadet Corps (NCC) Alumni Association, becomes the first member of the association.
Jhansi: PM Narendra Modi launches the National Cadet Corps (NCC) Alumni Association, becomes first member of the association pic.twitter.com/kKPRZIsqwV— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) November 19, 2021
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached Jhansi Fort. He will launch and dedicate to the nation multiple initiatives of the Defence sector at ‘Rashtra Raksha Samparpan Parv’ in the district.
Congress to observe 'Kisan Vijay Diwas' across the country tomorrow "in recognition of consistent and spirited fight of the farmers against the flawed decisions"; asks state units to organise Kisan Vijay Rallies/Kisan Vijay Sabhas
"Farmers can't get benefits until electricity rates are cut and MSP is implemented with a new approach. This (repeal of three farm laws) has been done to woo farmers but the people can't be fooled. They know everything and vote against BJP," RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav said, ANI reported.
He asked, "What about the families of the 700-750 farmers who died during the agitation against these black laws? They've withdrawn the laws now that Assembly elections are around the corner. They've lost on this front and they'll face defeat there (in elections) too."
Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal denies possibilities of allying with BJP after the repeal of three Farm Laws.
In a democracy, any decision should be taken after talks with every stakeholder and deliberations with the Opposition. I hope the Modi government has at least learned something for the future: Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi on Farm Laws
"Union government tried to garb the strength of agriculture from Punjab It was a conspiracy of the Union government that is foiled today," Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced to repeal farm laws in the upcoming session of Parliament.
"MSP is bigger issue than farm laws, it is the lifeline of Indian farmers … If the central govt genuinely wants to fulfil their promise of doubling the farmers income or accepting the C2 formula of Swaminathan report, then they should accede to this demand," Congress Punjab president Navjot Singh Sidhu tweeted.
MSP is bigger issue than farm laws, it is the lifeline of Indian farmers … If the central govt genuinely wants to fulfil their promise of doubling the farmers income or accepting the C2 formula of Swaminathan report, then they should accede to this demand#JittegaKisan— Navjot Singh Sidhu (@sherryontopp) November 19, 2021
"As Uttar Pradesh, Punjab elections have neared and people in Haryana, Punjab started boycotting BJP, they took this decision to repeal the Farm Laws. We can't forget that due to this govt, farmers were forced to sit on protest for 1 year," NCP chief Sharad Pawar said.
AAP called Centre's decision to repeal three Farm Laws victory of farmers over PM Narendra Modi's 'egoistic' govt, party MP Sanjay Singh demanded that government should pay compensation of Rs 1 crore and provide job to kin of farmers who died during protests against legislations.
I myself had sought advice from all state agriculture ministers but this govt without discussion implemented the three farm laws: NCP chief Sharad Pawar after the repeal of three farm laws
"As a Union Agriculture Minister for 10 years, I had made this commitment on farm issue which is a state subject, that without taking all stakeholders into confidence, it was not right to bring in any new measure related to farm laws," he added.
Targeting opposition, PM Modi says, "No matter how much trouble these people create, the work of development of UP, development of Bundelkhand is not going to stop."