The Telangana chief minister mentioned the three farm payments ‘must be opposed within the Rajya Sabha’ since they might trigger enormous losses to the agriculture sector and are towards the pursuits of farmers within the nation
Hyderabad: Alleging that the agriculture payments introduced in by the NDA authorities would trigger nice injustice to farmers within the nation, TRS president and Telangana Chief Minister Okay Chandrasekhar Rao on Saturday requested his celebration MPs to vote towards them within the Rajya Sabha.
Observing that the payments would damage farmers and profit corporates, Rao instructed the TRS parliamentary celebration chief Okay Keshav Rao to strongly oppose them in parliament.
“Chief Minister Sri Okay Chandrasekhar Rao mentioned that the Farmers and farming associated Bills launched by the Centre in Parliament would do loads of injustices to the farm sector within the nation.
The chief minister has instructed TRSPP Leader Dr Okay Keshav Rao to oppose the Bills tooth and nail within the Parliament, as it could profit the corporates and adversely affect the farmers, an official launch mentioned.
The payments, for public consumption, say that the farmers can promote their produce wherever within the nation, however, in actuality, the payments would allow the merchants to go wherever within the nation to purchase the produce, Rao mentioned.
Though the NDA authorities says that the farmers can promote their produce wherever within the nation, is it potential for farmers to take their small produce to different locations, bearing heavy transport expenses, he requested.
“These Bills are nothing but a sugar coated pill. This should be opposed at all costs,” the chief minister mentioned.
Rao additional mentioned, as on date, there’s 50 p.c import obligation on corn and that the Centre has determined to scale back it by 15 p.c.
The Centre needed to import one crore tonnes of corn and about 70 lakh tonnes of corn had already been bought, he claimed.
“For whose benefit 35 percent of import duty was reduced? When the country is going through economic crisis how did they take such a decision? corn is cultivated in a big way in the country. If we reduce the import duty on corn, what will happen to our own corn producers?” he requested.
Rao mentioned the payments “should be opposed and voted against in the Rajya Sabha” since they might trigger enormous losses to the agriculture sector and are towards the pursuits of farmers within the nation.
The three agri payments have been handed by Lok Sabha this week.
TRS has seven members within the Rajya Sabha.
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