West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday alleged that the 2 farm payments handed in Rajya Sabha would deprive farmers of minimal assist value (MSP) and can result in famine within the nation.

All opposition events ought to come collectively and combat these payments tooth and nail, mentioned Banerjee who can also be the Trinamool Congress supremo.

“Even because the nation is reeling underneath COVID-19 pandemic, the Centre is making an attempt to create famine by these farm payments,” she claimed whereas addressing a press convention.

“The Centre has completed nothing to manage the value rise of important commodities. It’s bulldozing these two anti- farmer legislations. These payments will result in meals disaster as farmers won’t get MSP,” Banerjee mentioned.

Two key farm payments, dubbed by the federal government as the most important reform in agriculture, have been on Sunday handed by Rajya Sabha by voice vote amid chaotic scenes by opposition members who demanded that they be referred to a Home panel for better scrutiny.

This story has been printed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content. Solely the headline has been modified.

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